Why do we love conspiracy theories?

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Tony.Williams
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Why do we love conspiracy theories?

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Re: Why do we love conspiracy theories?

Post by Tinkerbell » Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:07 am

I've always been suspicious of camels.... :y

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Re: Why do we love conspiracy theories?

Post by chaggle » Sun Aug 28, 2016 10:07 am

So our minds decide that some unseen set of human beings must be doing all these bad things for a specific, nefarious purpose. This is a more comforting, safe notion than ‘it’s just a bunch of random stuff that happens’.
This is the telling line from the article.

Some people use this as a justification for their low station in life - a shadowy force, uncontrolled and unidentifiable and blameable for every misfortune that befalls them.

It absolves them of responsibility for the poor quality of their own lives.
Don't blame me - I voted remain :con

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Re: Why do we love conspiracy theories?

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Aug 29, 2016 2:46 am

Because THEY want us to love conspiracy theories.

Wake up people! ;)
Yes, that one.

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