Why do people believe in highly improbable conspiracies? In previous columns I have provided partial answers, citing patternicity (the tendency to
find meaningful patterns in random noise)
Why do people believe in Conspiracy Theories?
and agenticity (the bent to believe the world is controlled by invisible intentional agents).
It makes me wonder, although much has been excavated from the 9.11 truther movement, I don't condone nor attack it, it's in my eyes, opened it up
alot to skeptical inquiry, on the OTHER side
Now the guy in the article simply seems to address the 9/11 truther claims, which I have no need to discuss here.
But do we as people, tend, or mandatorly go for a conspiracy theory, than no theory?
I've sometimes wondered, is the Gov't just out of their #in Minds, or is their a motive, and actual cooperative actions which makes them act this
Somedays I lean toward their out of their #in minds, and others, I think, that if they did this, their must be no other reason then, that they are
working for somone or some people that we have no idea, what their motives are!
IE Fluoride, seriously, WTH? Any numbbrained person, can look at that, and simply think, you are either completely void of thought, or you are a very
inricate mind, and seem to have a master plan.
I prefer the latter in the context of fluoride.
But how did this come to be? Which peaks my curiousity, what poses a conspiracy theory?
Wikipedia answers a bit but not all of it.
Why do we choose a conspiracy theory over no theory at all.
Now I believe the churches to be of conspiratal values.
Now why one can't believe that the church simply believes that their is a divine, blah blah blah *you've heard it*. But that it is a Opiate for the
masses, from a well known man quoted.
Why do we go after conspiracy theories over no theories.
I guess for you mainly, the reader.
Why 'believe in Ufo's" over such starch evidence from nasa against.
I mean in your said "waking" moment, did you find that their is indeed a conspiracy. Not meant for people who got turned on to this from a former
But what made you feel a conspiracy is there, what made you decide, or look into.
I'm sure many came to ATS for 9/11 conspiracy theories, but why? What made you 'First and Foremost' want to decide that this wasn't an "outside