Goddess Queen Mother of the West. Photo: British Museum Goddess Queen Mother of the West. Photo: British Museum
Goddess Queen Mother of the West. Photo: British Museum
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

The Queen Mother of the West: an imperial Chinese conspiracy theory to rival QAnon

  • During an unstable period in the Western Han dynasty a bizarre mass movement emerged
  • Its scared and confused populace was comforted by an unlikely saviour. Sound familiar?

Goddess Queen Mother of the West. Photo: British Museum Goddess Queen Mother of the West. Photo: British Museum
Goddess Queen Mother of the West. Photo: British Museum
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