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Originally posted by Wolf321
As a bit of a conspiracy theorist, I found myself contemplating my perception of the world and how it fits in with the general consensus of society. I came to realize that there is some degree of frustration, and on occasion anger, to see how others ignore, disregard or flat out fail to consider the possibility of some very serious allegations. The thing that gets me through these feelings of frustrations is the idea that I believe that the truth will one day come out and my beliefs will be vindicated.
Then what? Well, I suppose it depends on which belief comes to light first. If the NWO starts rounding people up and sending them to camps, sure I am right, but at that point I am mad from an 'I told you so' mind set, but there isn't really satisfaction. To some extent, and I think this may apply to other conspiracy theorists (CT), I either hope or expect all the doubters and non-believers will turn to CTs looking for guidance.
When you stop and think about it, we CTs have been self-educating ourselves as masters of 'possible' hidden truths. To become teachers for the reeducation of the ignorant after any such conspiracy is the only satisfying vindication I can think of.
Do other CTs feel that, because of there research and faith in what they believe as truth, they should be: teachers of survival in an apocalyptic world, ambassadors to ETs, philosophers in ideal government post-NWO, or advisers of the paranormal, after any such revelation?
[edit on 26-3-2009 by Wolf321]
Originally posted by Wolf321
reply to post by TeslaandLyne
So, if you are a conspiracy theorist, how would you feel after the fact if whichever theory you subscribe too is proven true openly? To some extent, there must be some air of superiority for having seen it coming.
Originally posted by Unit541
To me, being a conspiracy theorist doesn't mean we see things nobody else can see, or know things nobody else can know. However, by our very nature, we're much more observant than the masses. We tend to disseminate information with more regard for detail than most, and are accustomed to reading between the lines.
In the event that we're "vindicated" by one of the darker theories coming to light, I think that these qualities, more than we ourselves, will be vindicated. People will begin to realize why they should continually question. They'll realize that there's a reason that those wacky CTers never took anything at face value. Everyone can do the things that we do, one of these big conspiracies being proven right only gives them a reason to see things the way we do.
Does that make sense? Because I'm not sure of my wording here. For instance, if the NWO came cracking down, and started shipping people off to camps, I wouldn't need to teach anyone how to see things the way I do, but the events coming to pass would show them the reason why I see things the way I do, and why they should look through the glass and not at it.