posted on Jun, 9 2012 @ 02:11 PM
Actual conspiracies are much more vague than those presented by the general public because, you see, conspiracy theories themselves are perhaps the
People are reactionary, they get bent out of shape quickly and unwaiveringly. There are key words that can be employed to get a reaction from the
group of people who jump on every bandwagon coming and going.
For example: I showed this yesterday with a thread concerning Dihydrogen Monoxide (which was moved to the joke forum but is FAR from being a joke)...
Yes, it's common name is water, but that wasn't the purpose of the thread. The thread showed that people will jump at anything containing the words
"chemical" or "government" and insinuating a danger to our bodies. The responses ranged from agreeing that it was a danger, citing that it was
actually water and one who even threw an absolute fit that it should be moved because it didn't fit his/her concept of what the world should be. THAT
was a conspiracy, a REAL conspiracy. It showed how the dumbing down of America and the self righteousness of the ignorant work against what we, as a
country, need to accomplish. There were also a few very intelligent souls who caught it immediately, understood the purpose and joined in. Kudos to
The REAL Conspiracies that we face aren't designed, they aren't planned out, they are acts of nature and social interactions, building themselves
from the ground up. The ignorance of people in general, that we claim to deny, but way too many embrace, is what the conspiracy is. Nobody takes the
two minutes to look up information or to check a source or to read more about any topic before jumping right in and start blasting. Those that do have
an inkling of a concept have it only because they had already been through the process (and were banned several times and returned with a new account
according to some who offered input). Those are possibly the worst. They don't want others to learn, they want to keep ignorance as a part of
everyday life for those around them. They want to ensure that others don't rise above them, so it's important to encourage the ignorance in order to
build their own self esteem.
The true conspiracy isn't from the government, it isn't from foreign governments, it isn't from aliens, it isn't from clandestine operations or
groups, it's from the people who scream the loudest about the conspiracies. The REAL conspiracy is.... conspiracy theorists who don't bother
learning all sides of an issue before jumping in with both feet up to their eyebrows.
Until we are able to recognize ignorance and counter the ignorance, it will permeate our society. There is no chance in hades that we can "Deny
Ignorance" when we will not even face it head on, learn all there is to learn about a topic, and THEN comment instead of the other way around.