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Legend-Tripping Online: Supernatural Folklore and the Search for Ong's Hat

Michael Kinsella


On the Internet, seekers investigate anonymous manifestos that focus on the findings of brilliant scientists said to have discovered pathways into alternate realities. Gathering on web forums, researchers not only share their observations, but also report having anomalous experiences, which they believe come from their online involvement with these veiled documents. Seeming logic combines with wild twists of lost Moorish science and pseudo-string theory. Enthusiasts insist that any obstacle to revelation is a sure sign of great and wide-reaching efforts by consensus powers wishing to suppress ... More

Keywords: web forums, Moorish science, pseudo-string theory, Incunabula Papers, legend-tripping, supernatural legends, cognitive load, Internet, folklore

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781604739831
Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604739831.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Kinsella, author