AP 116 Why Do We Believe in Conspiracy Theories? - Andy Thomas

“Dear Government... I'm going to have a serious talk with you if I ever find anyone to talk to.” 
― Stieg LarssonThe Girl Who Played with Fire

A conspiracy can control our minds and alter our thought projections. We believe we become better, that we are on a quest of the ridding the world from injustice and to bring about truth to a society of corruption and lies.  

But a conspiracy is more than that, it is the real truth, never told. the deep awakening of you as a person. You step out of the sheep state of existence, you awaken to become a stronger, more focused individual, who becomes a thought leader for your friends and family. Sure some people, in fact most people will ridicule you, but that is just the start of exposing your closest to their insecurities of change.  

Deep down we all have a battle a battle for change or for betterment, whether its for our own self worth or to bring about a key issue which you hold dear in your heart. a theory of a conspiracy can alter all areas of your life, and the further you go down the rabbit hole, you will unlock some terrible secrets which you weren't meant to see. Today's guest has seen those secrets and understands why we are so drawn to the mystery that is a conspiracy. 

Today you get to witness first hand what its like to be thrown down the deep dark rabbit hole that is, the conspiracy theory. Welcome to the show the powerful, mind altering and deeply thought provoking Andy Thomas.



About Andy

Andy Thomas is one of the UK’s best-known authors and lecturers on unexplained mysteries and global cover-ups, and is author of the acclaimed books The Truth Agenda and Conspiracies. He also lectures on history and British folklore and speaks extensively in Britain and around the world at both ‘alternative’ and mainstream events. His books have been widely praised as the finest available overviews of their subjects.


Vital Signs Publishing is Andy’s company, which has produced some of Andy’s books and also works by other authors, such as Richard Smith’s A Future World Vision and Geoff Stray’s Beyond 2012. Info on, and extracts from, many of these books can be found at this website. Signed copies of all Andy’s books which are currently in print (including those not published by Vital Signs Publishing), and also Richard Smith’s book, can be ordered from here.


Changing Times is the ongoing lecture series run by Andy, held in West Sussex. Founded in 1991 originally as the local branch of the Centre for Crop Circle Studies, it has expanded over the years to take in all matters alternative. Still running in the same venue it began in, Andy presents a range of fascinating speakers several times a year, and always gives a news round-up preamble before the main talk of the evening. Find out about Changing Times and its forthcoming events here.


The UK’s most significant alternative conference, the Glastonbury Symposium has been running since 1990 and Andy is an organiser and one of the MCs for the weekend. Held each July in historic Glastonbury in Somerset, this extraordinary three-day event – the longest-running of its kind in the UK – is a magical opportunity to hear a range of top international speakers on ‘Truth, Mysteries and New Frontiers’ in a fantastic environment. Find out all about the event at this site.


The Swirled News website, run by Andy, was a crop circle news service and ran for several years in the 2000s, producing many intriguing articles and informed insights into the crop circle world, often with humour and attitude! Although Swirled News is no longer active, there is still a wealth of good information there and the site is maintained for its archive value. Well worth a read through.


Andy is married to the respected psychological astrologer Helen Sewell, who trained with the renowned Liz Greene and is currently a tutor for the Mercury Internet School of Psychological Astrology (MISPA), an astrological education programme which seeks to train new psychological astrologers in an art too often unfairly debunked and denigrated. Helen gives regular readings and astrological counselling sessions and information on her work can be found here.




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