One terrible mentality that historians cannot fall into is the thought that the society that they reside in is such a modernized and such an advanced one that it will never change. As I’ve discussed in my 2015 project The Endless Flow of Society, our world is in a constant change of ‘revolution’. Any ‘Old’
Paul Is Dead started off as a simple urban legend that evolved into a global conspiracy theory in September 1969 after American college students published several articles claiming that the famous Beatle Paul McCartney died in 1966 due to a horrific car accident that was covered up and quickly dealt with. The idea that clues to McCartney’s death could be found among the album covers and lyrics of several famous Beatles’ recordings shocked the world and thus a conspiracy was born. Eventually, the rumors grew so big that it became a global controversy that dawned the headlines of every major magazine.