Why do people think conspiracy theorist is a synonymous with "irrational person"?

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Re: Why do people think conspiracy theorist is a synonymous with "irrational person"?

Postby Matthew Ellard » Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:57 am

gorgeous wrote:people have talked about occult stuff going on at Cern.......talk of contact with non-humans and rituals.... please explain this....


Fake human sacrifice filmed at Cern, with pranking scientists suspected
https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... -suspected

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Re: Why do people think conspiracy theorist is a synonymous with "irrational person"?

Postby gorgeous » Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:58 am

prove it
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Postby Matthew Ellard » Wed Nov 09, 2016 1:01 am

gorgeous wrote:sooo....this is normal behavior for scientists...?
Yes. Unlike you, scientists, have great sense of humour. Especially at CERN

"Researchers at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), home of the particle smasher used to discover the Higgs boson particle and other groundbreaking insights into the four fundamental forces (the strong force, the weak force, the electromagnetic force and gravity), reported today (April 1) that they had confirmed the existence of the Force — the supernatural power in the fictional "Star Wars" universe"
http://www.livescience.com/50323-scienc ... ranks.html

Did you fall for that gag also? :lol:

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Re: Why do people think conspiracy theorist is a synonymous with "irrational person"?

Postby Gord » Wed Nov 09, 2016 7:47 am

OlegTheBatty wrote:There are 172 bRazillion works of fiction in the marketplace, and still, some people won't recognize one when they see it.

Yeah.
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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:37 am

Gord wrote:
OlegTheBatty wrote:There are 172 bRazillion works of fiction in the marketplace, and still, some people won't recognize one when they see it.

Yeah.

Buhzillion has a longer history than Brazillion.
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Postby Gord » Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:28 pm

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Gord wrote:
OlegTheBatty wrote:There are 172 bRazillion works of fiction in the marketplace, and still, some people won't recognize one when they see it.

Yeah.

Buhzillion has a longer history than Brazillion.

I refer to the Dubya joke:

"Mr. President, two Brazilian soldiers were killed yesterday in Iraq."
"Oh my god!... How many is a Brazilian?"
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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:49 pm

Gord wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Gord wrote:
OlegTheBatty wrote:There are 172 bRazillion works of fiction in the marketplace, and still, some people won't recognize one when they see it.

Yeah.

Buhzillion has a longer history than Brazillion.

I refer to the Dubya joke:

"Mr. President, two Brazilian soldiers were killed yesterday in Iraq."
"Oh my god!... How many is a Brazilian?"

Yeah, I was just pointing out that an alteration isn't a correction.
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Re: Why do people think conspiracy theorist is a synonymous with "irrational person"?

Postby OlegTheBatty » Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:33 pm

Eq 1. "If I've told you guys once, I've told you a bazillian times . . ."

From equation 1, it would appear that a bazillion is exactly equal to 1.
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Re: Why do people think conspiracy theorist is a synonymous with "irrational person"?

Postby gorgeous » Wed Dec 21, 2016 12:46 pm

wiki------.-----At the Philadelphia Convention, Benjamin Franklin noted that, historically, the removal of "obnoxious" chief executives had been accomplished by assassination. Franklin suggested that a proceduralized mechanism for removal—impeachment—would be preferable.-------------soooo...Franklin basically admitted there are conspiracies in the govt to assassinate presidents to get rid of them.....told ya....
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Postby Matthew Ellard » Thu Dec 22, 2016 12:55 am

gorgeous wrote:soooo...Franklin basically admitted there are conspiracies in the govt to assassinate presidents to get rid of them.....told ya....
You really are a total idiot. Benjamin Franklin point this out as a counter-point, so as to introduce proper impeachment laws in legislation. You are almost 250 years out of date.
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Re: Why do people think conspiracy theorist is a synonymous with "irrational person"?

Postby gorgeous » Thu Dec 22, 2016 1:44 am

nope ...conspiracy
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Postby Matthew Ellard » Thu Dec 22, 2016 3:13 am

gorgeous wrote:nope ...conspiracy
So which president did Benjamin Franklin assassinate in the future? :lol:

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Postby Gord » Thu Dec 22, 2016 4:34 pm

Matthew Ellard wrote:
gorgeous wrote:nope ...conspiracy

So which president did Benjamin Franklin assassinate in the future? :lol:

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Re: Why do people think conspiracy theorist is a synonymous with "irrational person"?

Postby creamytuna » Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:59 am

i don't think the theorists are seen as irrational, pretty sure its the conspiratorialists who require little or no evidence that are seen this way. like my pops. :(

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Postby Nobrot » Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:31 am

I fail to see the difference.

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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:52 am

creamytuna wrote:i don't think the theorists are seen as irrational, pretty sure its the conspiratorialists who require little or no evidence that are seen this way. like my pops. :(

Ever heard of Alex Jones?
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Postby Gord » Tue Jan 31, 2017 6:33 am

creamytuna wrote:i don't think the theorists are seen as irrational, pretty sure its the conspiratorialists who require little or no evidence that are seen this way.

But we're talking about conspiracy theorists. These are people who are both conspiratorialists and "theorists" (to use the term in its loosest possible way) at the same time.
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Re: Why do people think conspiracy theorist is a synonymous with "irrational person"?

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:09 pm

Gord wrote:
creamytuna wrote:i don't think the theorists are seen as irrational, pretty sure its the conspiratorialists who require little or no evidence that are seen this way.

But we're talking about conspiracy theorists. These are people who are both conspiratorialists and "theorists" (to use the term in its loosest possible way) at the same time.

I suspect some people desire to separate themselves from the image "conspiracy theorists" have gotten. Semantic quibbling to the rescue!
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Re: Why do people think conspiracy theorist is a synonymous with "irrational person"?

Postby psychiatry is a scam » Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:08 pm

creamytuna wrote:i don't think the theorists are seen as irrational, pretty sure its the conspiratorialists who require little or no evidence that are seen this way. like my pops. :(


welcome to the forum , new ideas are welcome here ; the regs luv to crush them

soo tell us the story about your pop .

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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Jan 31, 2017 10:00 pm

Finely tuned BS detectors are quite common here.
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Re: Why do people think conspiracy theorist is a synonymous with "irrational person"?

Postby TJrandom » Fri Feb 03, 2017 10:44 am

gorgeous wrote:sooo....this is normal behavior for scientists...?


This? What? Posting nonsense? Nope, not at all. Most scientists don`t post nonsense...

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Re: Why do people think conspiracy theorist is a synonymous with "irrational person"?

Postby gorgeous » Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:26 pm

Science Fundamentalism...is exactly what happens when there’s a significant, perceived ideological threat to one’s traditions and identity.

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