What are conspiracy theories and from whence do they come? My Father was quite (?) intelligent (in a drunken sort of stupor) always answering the most questions on Jeopardy and such … but he went to the grave with the firm belief that we never landed on the moon …. There were NO arguments or ‘proof’ that he would accept … and I just could not understood … until later in my life.
Conspiracy theories (if not just politically motivated) are like legends and customs and beliefs in the unexplainable, they are rooted in the truth or at least a plausible alternatives to approved (governmental) propaganda. I don’t know about you, but I can appreciate a good conspiracy (mystery) … whatever.
What I prefer to do when in this mode is to pick the prevalent (official) explanations apart and compare their ‘stuff’ to things I know or have witnessed. I guess what I am saying is that I am ALWAYS cognizant of the expression “I am from the government and I am here to help you” in all my dealings with them. Anyway in random order …
9/11: I have spent a lot of time watching buildings fall from some anomaly or another and from intentional destruction keeping in mind collateral damage (my husband actually likes this stuff?). There is no doubt what happened initially to the twin towers (is there?). So we need to analyze the reality of the results. In all my observations (couldn’t watch them all I suppose), I cannot recall any instance in which one let alone two buildings of even much less stature, that fell straight down without human intervention. The implications here are staggering and just about impossible for me to accept … but there are sound arguments for this line of thinking. There is much more to this issue I assure you.
WWII: Why did we become involved in it … or maybe a better question would be ‘why did Japan get in’ (Start it?) I will give you a little hint here … OIL … and what do you think will result when OUR OIL gets cut off? Pretty much the exact same thing Japan enjoyed, I would suspect. This couldn’t happen if we were not so dependent on foreign oil … which of course we are. This could not happen if the US Government wasn’t considered (rightly so I guess) to be the world’s enforcers. And this could not happen if we did not live in a country of self-serving miscreants … which of course we have. This can and will happen as conditions are ripe for domination … and there are sound arguments for this line of thinking.
Iraq: There are seemingly many reasons to go to war (I wonder what they are though?). I think an actual affront to our National Security might do it but … well, our media (the largest enabler of our government propaganda machine) tells us whatever it is we are supposed to accept, know AND believe (I run into this brick wall daily). You remember those trustworthy folk in the media who salivate over the excretions of our even MORE trustworthy government. If you are still open to suggestion … I would hint at … OIL as opposed to WMD’s or ‘yellow cake’!
Well, there are a few more examples I could point out but I think I will have already brought enough fury on myself as it is. Believe what you want (I do), trust whoever you want to (I might I ask for some common sense here), conspire as you see fit … please try to remember the ‘theory’ part here.