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Posted 13 December 2013 - 12:06 PM
December 16th will be a day after my girlfriend's birthday. I probably will be more depressed than I usually am. Wouldn't mind some bombing since falling meteors happen all the dang time.
Posted 13 December 2013 - 01:24 PM
December 16th is the day I start my probationary employment and I'm super excited!
Posted 13 December 2013 - 07:33 PM
You are posting some of the strangest stuff I've seen on Tamatalk in a while
...Who the hell are you
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Posted 14 December 2013 - 05:27 AM
I don't feel "odd" about 16th December - but I do worry about anyone who is completely wrapped up conspiracy theories like this.
The Guardian newspaper (quality national daily paper in the UK) recently published a short article on Conspiracy Theories to co-incide with the 50th anniversary of JFKs assassination: http://www.theguardi...piracy-theories
I know everyone always wants short answers but this subject is not the kind that lends itself to one word replies - and I am sure that no one wants to "jump to conclusions" and shout "Conspiracy!" or "Bah Humbug!"
In real life, information about major events is often complex and includes errors and anomalies, meaning that such contradictory interpretations are all too easy.
The last two paragraphs of that article are the most telling I think.
It's right that we question official versions up to a point - so that world leaders can be held to account for their actions - IF NECESSARY.
But doing that is not the same as questioning and disbelieving every single official version. Believing that all official information is untrue can be dangerous:
- unfounded beliefs in the alleged dangers of treatment for Aids has cost hundreds of thousands of lives
- terrorist groups use conspiracy theories to recruit and motivate their followers
- belief in conspiracy theories is associated with disengagement from democratic processes making believers less likely to vote, for example.
Based on my own reading of information I have simply come to a different conclusion that dismisses conspiracy theories
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Posted 14 December 2013 - 07:14 AM
I'm just dreading the unlucky day that comes a fortnight after Friday the thirteenth.
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Posted 14 December 2013 - 02:55 PM
Am I the only one who thinks that conspirationists or however you call them are way more scary than the conspiracies themselves?
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