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uniface wrote:Circ : Forget what "everybody says."
Read the articles. All the way through. Consider the evidence he provides and the connections he makes.
Then decide for yourself.
I read that dreck 'all the way through'... every single paranoid schizophrenic word of it.
You & your fellow conspiracy theorist brethren are pathetic.
"Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, and, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer." ~ Alexander Pope
That's genuinely astonishing.
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uniface wrote:That's genuinely astonishing.
I am never astionished at what what people will believe , even when full of errors and illogicality ,as is found with Mathis and so much of the alt .and conspiracy "writings " .
There was a time when it was mildly interesting to wonder why , I don't even bother with that any more .
Although education and a failure to promote critical thinking , must have a part to play .
"There's an assumption that if two (or more) people look at the same facts, they should come to the same conclusion. Back in the day, people got over this notion in freshman year. The first Simpson trial was a good case in point.
"Groupthink is the intellectual manifestation of mob mentality. Few of today's under-30's would dare to express an opinion without checking what their friends thought first. In fact, daring wouldn't even apply, because it would never occur to them to do it any other way." -- George Dibos