This month on Film, Literature and the New World Order, James talks to Guillermo Jimenez of TracesofReality.com about “They Live,” John Carpenter’s surprisingly prescient 1988 film about a society hypnotized and controlled by an alien species that cannot be seen directly. We discuss the film as a metaphor for the modern day “truth movement” viewpoint of a world controlled by a conspiratorial ruling elite, and what that metaphor can teach us about rebellion and resistance to the system as it exists.
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Eight O’Clock in the Morning by Ray Nelson
Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave”