Secrets, Ideals, and Myth

Manly P. Hall’s Vision of America

Mitch Horowitz
25 min readJun 1, 2024

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It can be argued that myth matters more than history. Myth captures the folds and failures, ideals and setbacks, that shape history. Events come and go; human nature is constant.

It is largely, but not wholly, in that vein that I approach the historical writings of Manly P. Hall: as a combination of myth and event. And, ultimately, as a…

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Mitch Horowitz

"Treats esoteric ideas & movements with an even-handed intellectual studiousness"-Washington Post | PEN Award-winning historian | Censored in China