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The Art of the Secret Society

The truth is out there.
The truth is out there.

Yes, this sort of thing makes us think of that one episode of The Simpsons, too. But then there's damned little in this life that can't make a person think of some Simpsons episode, am I right? As if the show itself were a part of some conspiracy of apophenia, and we were little more than unwilling pawns in the relentless power of –

Okay, let's not get started here.
Let's just calm the fuck down.

But, whether they're responsible for controlling the finances and/or allegiances of power throughout the modern world – *cough* Bilderbergers *cough* Illuminati *cough* Trilateral Commission *cough* – there are, of course, more blatant secret societies all over the globe: The Freemasons, the Rosicrucians, the Knights of Pythias, and so on.

And one of the more obviously compelling things about them? The visuals. The graphic design and other artworks associated with clandestine organizations – the logos and sigils thick with ancient symbols of mystery and control, the baroque crypto-patriarchal braggadocio of it all.

Some mighty compelling stuff, that.

And now you can see a lot of it at Domy Books.

Because – that local emporium of graphic brilliance, that retail space that's like a big chunk of heaven for arty booklovers? They've got an entire gallery of just that sort of art. The exhibition, as curated by Bruce Lee Webb of Waxahachie's Webb Art Gallery, opens at Domy this Saturday. It's recommended for your enlightement and edification. And – brother, sister – you don't need to know the special wiggly handshake to get in.

Just ... go ahead, tell them Alex Jones sent you.

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