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Zilla
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Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


Isn't it careless to automatically discredit people who attempt to investigate some of these "wild accusations" ?

Do you honestly think none of these far fetched ideas have some truth ? like this one:

LINK

isn't that kind of a big deal ?

with some of the unthinkable things that happen in politics, why is it shameful to discuss concerns like this? And I don't just mean here on td, but just in general ?







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TigerFanInSouthland
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re: Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


I believe the gov't killed JFK





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Gmorgan4982
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re: Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


People don't like their deeply-held beliefs challenged.





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Draconian Sanctions
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re: Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


Occam's razor.


Of all the famous conspiracy theories, maaaaaaaaaaaaaybe 1 has some truth to it.






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badlands
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re: Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


Given that the Gulf of Tonkin and The USS Maine incidents have each been exposed, it seems being leery about such thing practical.





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Powerman
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re: Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


To me the real conspiracy is the conspiracy theories

It's almost like there is some government entity that makes up conspiracy theories for people to believe in to distract them from uncovering something tangible and real that might actually enrage the public.






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Draconian Sanctions
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It's almost like there is some government entity that makes up conspiracy theories for people to believe in to distract them from uncovering something tangible and real that might actually enrage the public.




That's what sports, movies, US weekly and reality tv is for.






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Gmorgan4982
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Yeah, I know TX Tiger is unpopular on here but I love when people don't seem to understand when he talks about the "government's conspiracy theory" concerning 9/11.





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Zilla
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re: Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


well what about these voter fraud accusations...millions of votes ? seems like something that could be done...whether organized or not .... perhaps America DOES still want traditional America .... could we have been duped?





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Gmorgan4982
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re: Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


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That's what sports, movies, US weekly and reality tv is for
Agreed






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WikiTiger
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re: Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


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Of all the famous conspiracy theories, maaaaaaaaaaaaaybe 1 has some truth to it.


6 Insane Conspiracy Theories (That Actually Happened)






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Powerman
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re: Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


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That's what sports, movies, US weekly and reality tv is for.



Right

But there are people who are interested in politics. And with subcultures like ours there are always going to be a few conspiracy theorists. They're usually crazy and wrong about 90% of what they post. But the other 10% might have some substance and the conspiracy theories discredit that 10%

The mere existence of conspiracy theories has the ability to silence legitimate criticism of government under the guise of the critic being considered a lunatic.

For an analogy, consider the birthers. A lot of birthers may have had legit criticisms of Obama but who is going to listen to a birther?






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badlands
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Gulf of Tonkin and The USS Maine


Not to mention the WMDS IN Iraq

quote:

It's almost like there is some government entity that makes up conspiracy theories for people to believe in to distract them from uncovering something tangible and real that might actually enrage the public.




You mean like a bull shite wars?






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WikiTiger
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re: Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


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You mean like a bull shite wars?


Governments commit false flag attacks. This is documented.

And yet, if you accuse them of doing it, people will make you look like a looney toon.

Why?



Here's another for you guys that was planned but never came to fruition: Operation Northwoods







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Zilla
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The mere existence of conspiracy theories has the ability to silence legitimate criticism of government under the guise of the critic being considered a lunatic.


exactly






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McLemore
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re: Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


just because you're paranoid doesn't mean people aren't out to get you





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RogerTheShrubber
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re: Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


They aren't. Just wacky, nutjob conspiracy theories are viewed as far fetched. Moon landing, 911, etc.





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mograyback
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re: Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


Good point by the OP.

I'd just like to inject, that Alex Jones is only a half truther. He is here to fear monger and bottle up the people that are interested in finding the truth. He is not on our side.. (saw the link was from infowars so I had to say something).

Think about the official 911 Story. It couldn't sound more histerical.

19 hijackers who could barely drive cars outsmarted a 40 billion dollar defense system and flew planes into buildings, one of them being the most secure building on earth (pentagon). All the while avoiding our air defense (because they were in the middle of multiple war games). That story is the one that sounds crazy, the truth is just long-deep and difficult to grasp because it requires a total shake up of your programmed reality.

People that refuse to believe any of the 911 truth are in denial, they don't want to have the floor pulled from under them, which is exactly what happens when you go down that rabbit hole.

Not everything on the 911 truth side is correct, for example loose change is a joke. Alex Jones is a joke.

Guys like Jim Marrs, Robert Griffin, Graham Hancock, and Alan Watt blow the lid off of the subject.




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cwill
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re: Why are all "conspiracy theories" viewed as impossible or far fetched?


Too many people to keep heinous secrets that long...someone always talks.





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C
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I'm all for a good theory that challenges what we are told. Problem is with things go way out there like 9/11. I understand some things may not have occurred exactly as we were told, but the 100s of theories that are just thrown against the wall by 9/11 truthers is just insane. Especially when they try to bend the laws of science and physics to prove their points.





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