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Re: Why Do Conspiracies Have so Much Appeal?

Postby cecil1 » 10 Nov 2013, 20:50

The reason conspiracy theories have so much appeal is because people do not know love, it is directly related to this topic. Of course people who don't know love wouldn't know that. They would prefer their own theory than to learn the truth of the matter and simply ban me, someone who prefers truth over a conspiracy theory, so they can appear correct and remain smug in their ignorant ways.
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Re: Why Do Conspiracies Have so Much Appeal?

Postby TheParanormalAnalyst » 25 Dec 2013, 05:52

Critical Thinking and Logic offer the only sure path to truth.
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Re: Why Do Conspiracies Have so Much Appeal?

Postby kevinsonnier » 11 Jul 2014, 17:43

There are number of factors, but probably one of the most important ones in this instance is that, paradoxically, it gives people a sense of control. People hate randomness, they dread the sort of random occurrences that can destroy their lives, so as a mechanism against that dread, it turns out that it’s much easier to believe in a conspiracy. Then you have someone to blame, it’s not just randomness.
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Re: Why Do Conspiracies Have so Much Appeal?

Postby Scepcop » 17 Jul 2014, 12:53

“Devotion to the truth is the hallmark of morality; there is no greater, nobler, more heroic form of devotion than the act of a man who assumes the responsibility of thinking.” - Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
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