9/11 Conspiracy Theories

Not PC has a theory on why conspiracy theories are so attractive.

Both conspiracy “theories” and real theories purport to explain things, says Lester, but the chief difference psychologically between them — given that the chief difference in reality is that conspiracy theories are patent nonsense — is that “real theories mean work. It takes work to understand them. They are abstract, difficult.
I feel a post of my own on the topic coming up…

My own view would be that people have let their hatred of the Bush administration get in the way.

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  1. Google has a new tool that links various conspiracy theories through related documents. It’s in beta but it’s pretty cool. Have you seen it? googleconspiracytheory.com

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