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Philip Gardiner

Biography:

Philip Gardiner has a Masters Degree in Strategic Marketing and 9 diplomas ranging from Personnel Management to Holistic Medicine and the craft of Etymology. Before retiring to dedicate his time to researching and writing, Philip was a Marketing Director and owner of a company in the UK. Part of this role included giving lectures on the art and history of marketing and propaganda to various organisations including certain government bodies and companies.Philip began his writing career with a book entitled "Proof? Does God Exist?" published in 2002 and followed this up with his best selling The Shining Ones: The World's Most Powerful Secret Society Revealed.

During the process of the launch of "Proof" Philip appeared on 46 radio programs across the country, from Scotland to the South of England, including the James Whale show. He also had a program produced in Scotland called Eikon, which was shown on national Scottish TV.

Past Shows:

The Bond Code

Author Philip Gardiner joined George Knapp (email) to discuss the life of James Bond author Ian Fleming and his associations with the world of the occult which led him to create a series of clues, ciphers and codes within his novels. Early in his life, Fleming became fascinated by the just-emerging study of psychology, which relied heavily on the occult, according to Gardiner. This interest, coupled with Fleming’s time as a spy during World War II, became the basis for the James Bond universe. Gardiner cited a number of esoteric references in the James Bond stories, notably the "007" name being taken from the 16th century English spy John Dee, who used it as a signature in his letters to Queen Elizabeth. She, in turn, signed her responses with the letter "M," which Fleming used as the name of the fictional head of the MI6 spy agency. The infamous Bond villains were rich with occult symbolism, said Gardiner. An example of this is the character "Auric Goldfinger," who ... More »

Host: George Knapp

Secret Societies & Ancient Thought

In a 90-minute conversation author Philip Gardiner shared his research into secret societies, both modern and ancient, and how history, mythology, and symbolism intertwine with religious thought. ... More »

Host: Art Bell

The Serpent & Ancient Mysteries

Described as the Indiana Jones of Great Britain, author Philip Gardiner presented his analysis of ancient mysteries. The worship or cult of the serpent dates back to 5,000 BC and can be seen across cultures, he reported. Shamans, experiencing altered states of consciousness repeatedly saw serpentine images, said Gardiner, who interprets these as archetypal wave forms that embodied life and energy itself. Some cults developed an alchemical "elixir" that contained snake venom and blood which he linked to the Holy Grail. ... More »

Host: George Noory

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