“What happens when the notion of truth and fact are deposed by propaganda and the manipulation of information? … Conspiracy theories reject politically dictated reality and signal a return to inductive thinking…”

“I don’t know how many conspiracy theory websites there are but there seem to be many. Most are fervent. Serious sources belittle them but there is much to gleam from the content, methods, and motivations of these writers. Conspiracy theory is both a symptom and a vector of discontent… They are a reflection of widespread change of thought in the role of accepted notions of reason and trust…”

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