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Sun, Jun 21, 2015 - 08:15 AM

Why do so many people believe in conspiracy theories?

Even if there is little (at best) or no evidence, many people still believe that obscure organizations (e.g., Illuminati) or the government are controlling from the shadows the destiny of humanity.


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PrintSun, Jun 21, 2015 - 04:30 PM
My friend Dr. Kevin DeLapante does such a good job at covering conspiracy theories, I don't think there is anything useful I can add. Check out his videos:

Conspiracy Theories: Part 1

Conspiracy Theories: Part 2

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