Trump and Biden both have a common and mistaken conception of “conspiracy theory”, typical for the CIA propaganda. The politicians in the US are using the notion of “conspiracy theory” inconsistently, applying it only when they wish to depreciate some plausible hypothesis. Most of the Western political propaganda consists of unjustified conspiracy theories that are presented as proven ones or, it is even explicitly demanded to believe them without sufficient evidence.
The definition of conspiracy theory is systematically poorly handled even among many philosophers. To my mind, approximately the following short definition is appropriate: Conspiracy theory is a theory explaining some events, assuming that an individual or group of individuals or an organization, institution or state is (or was) conspiring — doing something secretly or hidingContinue reading “ONCE MORE ABOUT DEMAGOGUERY CONCERNING CONSPIRACY THEORIES”
As a newcomer on WordPress, I discovered one disappointing feature of it. WordPress advertises commenting on others’ articles. However, it is not so easy to see the history of one’s comments. It also turns out that the authors of intellectually weak positions can simply delete critical comments. And they are doing this. At least, forContinue reading “WordPress and Unpublished Comments”
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