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OPEN YOUR EYES
SEE THE LIES RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU
IT IS A WELL KNOWN FACT THAT STIV BATORS WAS DEEPLY INTO CONSPIRACY THEORIES. FROM THE PAPAL ASSASINATION IN "HOLY WAR", TO THE MANY POLITICAL REFERENCES ON THE WANDERERS ALBUM "ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE", STIV WAS TRYING TO TEACH US TO LOOK BEYOND THE LIES IN THE MEDIA AND TO STOP BEING MINDLESS SHEEP BELIEVING IN OUR GOVERNMENTS PROPAGANDA MACHINES. THIS SECTION WILL DEAL WITH THE MANY CONSPIRACY THEORIES, POLITICAL MOVEMENTS, AND RELIGIONS THAT STIV WAS INTERESTED IN.
a.) miles copeland - irs records
miles copeland III was the founder of irs records, who the lords of the new church were signed to. copeland's father worked for the cia (central intelligence agency).
the story goes that stiv was called into the irs offices to speak with the younger copeland, but when he was buzzed into the office, instead two "men in black" were waiting to speak to him. were stiv's subversive lyrics upsetting someone?
listen to miles copeland III's spoken part from the song 'method to my madness"
"now boys you better shut your mouth,
we can't afford the bail,
now don't go tellin' secrets,
this records gotta sell"
for more information on miles copeland's father,
b.) Dr. Beter
conspiracy theories were a great source of inspiration for many of Stiv's more political songs like "Holy War " and the Wanderers "Only Lovers Left Alive" album. The Wanderers recorded a song called "Dr Beter."
To learn who Dr Beter was,
for a link to trancripts of Dr Beter's Audio Letters,
Audio letter # 3 explains how and why President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated