New book The Illuminati takes us a spiritual journey - from the birth of Christianity to Wikileaks
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The Illuminati, the third book written by Robert Howells, gives its readers a lot to think about concerning the evolvement of society. Focusing on the concept of counterculture, Howells’ book guides us into the history of spirituality, from the emergence of Christianism to today’s activist groups. Robert Howells, born in London in 1968, has spent a great part of his life studying secret societies and counterculture, as well as conspiracy theories. Having already published two books, Inside the Priory of Sion (2011) and The Last Pope (2013), his lastest one gathers all of the knowledge that he's acquired during his research and investigation. The Illuminati is far more than an informative book about the secret society which shares the title of the book as a name. Indeed, the book is far more concerned about the ideology on which is based the society, which is ''to liberate humanity from the religious, political and economic barriers that inhibited progress'' in order for mankind to achieve ''personal illumination'' and attain their ''Higher Self by finding the limits of human potential''. Although those words might have a strong ideological connotation, as the entire written work in itself, one has to remember that those are the terms used in the 18th century, and therefore there are subject to interpretation.
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