…is wearing no clothes. A good article to consider.
The hidden thought embedded in most discussions of conspiracy theories is this:
The world is being controlled by evil people. So, if we can get rid of them, the world can revert to control by good people, and things will be great again.
This thought is false. The world is not controlled by any group of people – evil or good – and it will not be. The world is a large, chaotic mess. Those groups which do exert some control are merely larger pieces in the global mix.
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