Busting Conspiracy Theories

The Modern Survival Guide #12

Would the conspiracy affect rich and powerful people? If so, do they appear affected?

Does the theory violate the laws of physics, medicine, or basic logic?

Does the theory make fiscal sense?

If the theory is about something being faked, would it be more effort to perpetrate a conspiracy than it would to actually do the thing?

If the conspiracy is about a person, do they have rich, powerful enemies? If so, have their enemies produced any evidence?

If the conspiracy is about a group, is the group too large to permit real secrecy?

If the conspiracy concerns a cover-up, is there any real reason for a cover-up? Who would gain?

If the conspiracy concerns a secretive group, is there any reason for the group to be secret?

In Summary

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