posted on Nov, 28 2009 @ 03:42 AM
I understand exactly what you are saying...
I do not dismiss conspiracy theories but i do find they often require three things to appear...
Fear, gossip and speculation. And even when a conspiracy is disproved, you will find people still cling on to it and often bolt it on to the side of
other conspiracy theories in an attempt to strengthen it... either that or move the goal posts...
No proof of Lizard people?? That because the NWO do such a good job of covering it up!!!
World didn’t end in 2006?? That’s cos it’s actually 2012
John Titors prediction of American civil war failed?? That because he changed the time line!!
You see... it just keeps reinforcing itself with more twaddle...
And then people start to talk about it like its FACT and not just a theory... Proclaiming...
“Are you BLIND??? How can you not see what is going on?”
And when you ask for evidence you are normally bombarded with more speculation and circumstantial evidence that, if it were a court of law, would
never get a court case let alone a conviction!
Look at the current swine flu vaccination issue... I admit that I am fearful of taking the vaccine... It's new, has a lot of hype, and then there is
these conspiracy theories attached to it... It's designed to sterilise the population, it is a way for governments to implant ID chips, its untested
and dangerous etc... Maybe! Maybe not!!
But the FACT is... I have known LOTS of people to have the vaccine with no side effects. I have also seen a few people go down with swine flu who
havent had the shot.
Even though I am worried about it could I honestly and confidently tell someone not to take a potentially lifesaving vaccine?? Of course not...
Where would the world be now if people had rejected the Smallpox vaccine???
So far I have seen no evidence to suggest that the vaccine is any more dangerous than taking paracetamol !
Am I worried?? Of course I am!! But I have to trust what my eyes tell me and not what I hear through gossip and rumour...
Does this mean I don’t believe in conspiracy theories?? Of course not... but I have to take them for what they are... Interesting Theories!! Not
And then, of course, there are theories that I believe are highly probable... but I have to keep it all in perspective otherwise you do run the risk
of becoming paranoid.
However, having said all of this, you have to remain OPEN minded... and I do think that conspiracy theories play a very important role in modern
society/culture... they prevent us from mindlessly following TPTB and also help to keep TPTB on their toes, which is always a good thing!
[edit on 28-11-2009 by Muckster]