Today, more people believe that more than one person was involved in killing President John F. Kennedy than believe the "official government" findings in the Warren Commission report. (http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/11/22/21564131-jfk-assassination-many-theories-but-no-real-evidence-of-a-conspiracy?lite)
Some people simply do not like the discomfort that a conspiracy theory creates. But for others, conspiracy theories are intriguing. They like to explore all of the possibilities that a conspiracy theory presents, like a puzzle or mystery novel. Sometimes a conspiracy theory is ridiculous and learning about it is a form of entertainment. Or you may find that the theory is credible and makes you think. It's interesting to consider the theory, weigh the evidence and come up with a conclusion.
Which type of person are you? What does it say about our society that so many people ascribe to these conspiracy theories? (http://www.theguardian.com/news/2013/nov/21/jfk-conspiracy-theories-why-people-believe)
Let's explore conspiracy theories - from the kooky to the proven - and see what they can tell us about ourselves and our world.