Why We Want to Believe Conspiracy Theories

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Matthew Rozsa holds conspiracy theorists to the same standard of skepticism that they claim to use.

On Perception, Reality and Conspiracy Theories: Inside the Conversation

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On today’s conference call, we talked how our perceptions of reality differ, and what the implications of that are.

Stivers Cartoons: Pry the Hitch Ball From My Cold Dead Hands

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6 Types of Conspiracy Theories They Don’t Want You To Know About

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Revealed! Six things They don’t want you to know!

Is Santa Real? I Plead the (2)5th.

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John Belitsky believes we’re creating a nation of little liars and conspiracy theorists with this whole Santa thing.

Bridges and Vaccination: America’s Biggest Threats

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We take bridges for granted, but are they hurting your family’s health?

Rove Hack: The Anonymous Conspiracy

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Did hacker group Anonymous foil Karl Rove’s evil election-stealing plan? Greg Olear offers evidence that this conspiracy theory may be true.

President Obama Controls the Weather…

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Rush Limbaugh presents an intriguing conspiracy theory about where our weather reports come from: A Nigerian Muslim Socialist named President Barack Obama.

“There are more Black men in prison than there were slaves pre-Civil War. These facts are sad testaments. Even though segregation is illegal, America is actually MORE segregated than ever.”

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This comment is from Zek J Evets on the post Can Hipsters Be Racist, Too? Lisa Hickey had asked the question “what else to you find actually works to create change Zek?” This was Zek’s reply.

Is SF Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Being Framed For Domestic Violence?

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Attorney Evelyn Pentikis believes that regardless of whether the Sheriff’s wife is willing to testify against him, Mirkarimi’s case should be heard in court.