The Nativity of the Mechanical Messiah: High Rock Tower Park

March 10, 2021 — We visit High Rock Tower Park, where nineteenth century spiritualist John Murray Spear built his New Motive Power, aka, the God Machine, aka, the Infant Motor, aka, the Mechanical Messiah, all based on plans that the ghosts of Benjamin Franklin and Socrates gave him. Then the story gets weird. Hear the full story on Episode 29 of Odd Things I’ve Seen: The Podcast.