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  • In the seventeenth century, the British philosopher Francis Bacon said, “Nothing is terrible except fear itself.”

    Make Yourself Unforgettable

  • The Shakespearite knows that Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare's Works; the Baconian knows that Francis Bacon wrote them; the Brontosaurian doesn't really know which of them did it, but is quite composedly and contentedly sure that Shakespeare didn't, and strongly suspects that Bacon did.

    Is Shakespeare Dead?

  • Similarly John Webster (1654) stated that the new learning must be grounded principally upon the works of Francis Bacon and Robert Fludd.

    ALCHEMY

  • The Baconians claim that the Stratford Shakespeare was not qualified to write the Works, and that Francis Bacon was.

    Is Shakespeare Dead?

  • Even, unexpectedly, the famed rationalist Francis Bacon was essentially a Rosicrucian42.

    The Templar Revelation

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  • "That man who paints those dreadful pictures."
    --Margaret Thatcher

    April 21, 2011