David Icke isn’t interested in stories. The master of conspiracies only wants to know the truth. He believes he has found it. And he wants you to see it too.
Master of conspiracies David Icke isn’t interested in stories. He only wants to know the truth. He believes he has found it. And he wants you to see it too.
The prominent and controversial figure is returning to Australia in March to tackle the secret societies being used to manipulate us all, reveal how the Pentagon controls Silicon Valley and its products, and show how our freedoms are being rapidly diminished.
But he is particularly concerned about the nature of reality.
What is it anyway?
Ultimately, he believes, the truth is a deeply personal thing. So personal, it transcends our physical bodies.
“We are just consciousness and learning, a form of awareness,” he says.
Finding it, however, is the hard part.
Becoming the world’s greatest conspiracy thinker has been a long journey for Icke.
He grew up in a Leicester housing estate in the English Midlands during the 1960s. Newly invented television didn’t play a part in his life. But he found enjoyment in football (soccer) — he went on to become a professional player — and watching the many steam trains come and go on nearby lines.
But he was no ‘trainspotter’.
“I wouldn’t take their numbers and stuff, I wasn’t like a nerd … I just liked to watch them go past,” he says.
“I’ve never been a joiner,” he adds. Icke recalled attending a scout meeting with his friends, not having any real idea about what went on. “But they wouldn’t have me”.
Books were also not a thing. At least then.
“But then I got to my mid 20 and then I was reading insatiably … and have done ever since.”
Television, however, still doesn’t rate.
“The only thing I watch on television is football. I work all day, and I chill my mind in the evening by watching football.”'
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