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What Is Your Response To Conspiracy Theories?

  1. profile image60
    AdrielMontejanoposted 2 years ago

    What Is Your Response To Conspiracy Theories?

  2. sparkster profile image92
    sparksterposted 2 years ago

    One thing is certain - conspiracies do exist. The majority of crimes committed all over the world involve some kind of conspiracy. Additionally, the term 'conspiracy theorist' was coined by the CIA. I have done a lot of research into many conspiracy theories and although many of them are blown out of proportion, there is usually some truth to them. There are many conspiracy theories which have already been proven to be true and there are more being proven true all the time.

  3. RJ Schwartz profile image94
    RJ Schwartzposted 2 years ago

    The truth is stranger than fiction as the saying goes.  I find that many of the conspiracy theories hold much more truth than seen on the surface.  In today's media driven world where public opinions can be swayed by a social media post or an opinion piece, we see many instances of "the tail wagging the dog."  Stories are "planted" to drive a specific narrative in the hopes public opinion will agree and expand on - anyone who finds contradicting details after the fact is branded as a kook and their theories swept under the rug.

    Look at "Operation Mockingbird," "Iran Contra," and "The 1919 Black Sox Scandal" just to list a few which were proven to be mostly true.  What's to say that this can't happen now?  Someday we'll find that "Sandy Hook" was all staged (after all there were no bodies ever seen, right?)

  4. bradmasterOCcal profile image32
    bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years ago

    My response is that conspiracy theories exist because the event had unexplained or unsatisfactory conclusions. Investigations are supposed to resolve all the issues, and make valid and objective conclusions.

    The truth appears that investigations are made to hide the truth and protect someone, or some group.

    The 911 commission is a perfect event for generating conspiracy theories. Are conspiracy theories always wrong?
    No, they are attempts at filling in the holes left by official reports.

    The 911 commission and NIST held a lengthy but unprofessional investigation of the 911 WTC 1,2 and 7 buildings all free falling.

    The  steel from these building was never tested, and that was one of the failures of the report. Instead, the commission relied on fabricated computer graphics to push their points on how and why the building fell at the speed of gravity.

    The steel from the WTC buildings was collected and shipped to China. This is hardly the proper method of investigation. Any way the list goes on, as to how the commission did little to no testing, and yet reported a conclusion.

    WTC building 7 was not hit by a plane, and the report suggests that it caught fire from debris form WTC 1 and 2.

    Forget the conspiracy theory,  the commission didn't explain how three different building, and one that was not hit by planes can fall at the speed of gravity. The fires didn't lat that long, and the heat from the first was well below the melting or even the structural failure  of the beams.

    No high rise structure has ever failed in this manner from fires before, and now we have three. Without testing how could NIST and the Commission make any valid report.

    This is the reason why we have conspiracy theories.

  5. passionatelearnr profile image91
    passionatelearnrposted 2 years ago

    many may be correct.the official version of the story is never correct.

 
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