posted on Jan, 13 2022 @ 03:28 PM
a reply to: smokedancer3
I've always been a fan of conspiracy theories even though I probably don't subscribe to most.
But the reason I'm drawn to the communities that talk about them is they're rich in skeptisim and they're fun thought experiments.
It pains me to see people losing healthy skeptisim and subscribe to dogma under the guise of resistance. Maybe it's resisting one group or ideology,
but it plays into the hand of another.
At the end of the day, I think if you asked most people around the world if society and authority structures have deep rooted problems they would
agree. The problem is once the context of politics gets introduced it's almost as if people shift their stance to the problem only exists in their
Sadly, this line of thinking has led me to believe that politicians, authority figures, and geopolitics are just a symptom of a problem. And the real
issue is society itself.
Unlike the printing press which liberated people, the internet and it's unlimited information played into human nature, and the masses seem to seek
only bias affirmation and echo chambers.