Would it be conceivable that some country in the medieval Europe of the XXI century would have banned entry to Galileo Galilei — because of his conspiracy theory that the Earth moves; or to Giordano Bruno — because of his conspiracy theory that outside the Solar system, there are other civilizations and intelligent beings?
The US propaganda is meant for the flat-earthers having flat brains. It is so evident nonsense what they are talking about that it is comparable to the assertion that 2 + 2 = 5.
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 At least, forContinue reading “WordPress and Unpublished Comments”
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