One of you will end up here next!
A Brief History Of The Tin Foil HatI traced the origins of the Tin Foil Hat back to a story called “The Tissue-Culture King” by Julian Huxley which was published in the 1920s. The story itself sucks, it’s about a scientific experiment gone bad, an unremarkable story except for this:
The reader will perhaps ask how we ourselves expected to escape from the clutches of the superconsciousness we had created. Well, we had discovered that metal was relatively impervious to the telepathic effect, and had prepared for ourselves a sort of tin pulpit, behind which we could stand while conducting experiments. This, combined with caps of metal foil, enormously reduced the effects on ourselves. We had not informed Bugala of this property of metal…..