In a message dated 3/12/2013 1:54:51 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
[address removed] writes:
The problem wit conspiracies is that it is so easy to conspire these
Equal problem is getting away with it.
All it requires is one person saying "Yeah right." and the
otherwise intelligent among us simply looks away.
Nonsense. Conspiracies occur all the time. But so do coincidences and
fortuitous events that can be used to advantage. I do not dismiss
conspiracies out of hand (unless they come from people who have already
demonstrated convincingly that they are irrational or illogical or unaware of
their surroundings). I DO look at what information is available, but I
also weigh assertions of conspiracy against scale and motive and
The word "conspiracy theory" itself will shut off your
brain instantly, do to the years of classical conditioning associated with it.
Not totally untrue, but source and scale become important.
Whether or not a group of people conspired is irrelevant. Whether
or not you can imagine the group conspiring denotes whether it happened or
What do you mean by this? The intellectual and physical capabilities
of an alleged conspirator as well as their social and economic makeup are
certainly factors in determining whether a conspiracy is likely or even
The social engineers who are our shepherds know this.
A prejudicial statement. Can you back up this with any evidence or
documentation outside of nutcase websites? Which social engineers?
Does thinking that people are skeptical lead to more or to fewer attempts at
conspiracy? Support your assertions.
Having a smug discourse along with a self important attitude does
not change whether or not people intended events.
Big difference between "intend", "want to" and "can".
Belief is irrelevant.
Works both ways.