Secret Societies

Secret Societies

They’ve been around for thousands of years…orchestrating some of history’s most controversial events. And if not for their radical actions, you may never have even known they existed. Every Thursday, take a journey through hidden passageways and become a member of Parcast’s diabolical series, SECRET SOCIETIES. Each society is explored in 2 episodes—exposing the people and context responsible for its founding, and analyzing the psychology behind their beliefs.... Show More

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January 23, 2020 43 min

In the early 1800s, the Italian Kingdom of Naples fell under the control of a succession of autocratic rulers. Desperate to have a say in their own governance, a group of Neapolitan citizens created the Carbonari—a revolutionary secret society that had their fair share of initiation ceremonies, complex symbols, and hierarchical organization.

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January 16, 2020 47 min

There are numerous theories about how actively engaged Yale’s Skull and Bones alumni are in implementing a “New World Order.” The Bonesmen may have already taken control of some of our most influential institutions, including high-ranking positions in government, but just how diabolical are their plans?

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January 9, 2020 50 min

Some people believe it’s basically just a fraternity. But others believe it’s something more sinister. Founded at Yale University in 1832, members of the Skull and Bones Society include titans of industry, business elite, and world political leaders—including three U.S. Presidents.

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December 20, 2019 2 min

Welcome to SECRET SOCIETIES, Parcast’s newest original. Every Thursday starting January 9th, we shine a light on history’s most exclusive organizations. From the Illuminati and the Black Hand to the Order of the Nine Angles and the Hellfire Club—we’ll explore the impact each society actually had on the world around them. So get ready to discover the diabolical beliefs and radical actions you were never supposed to know about in the... Read more

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