Why do people believe Conspiracy Theories?

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There are moments when many eyes turn and focus on something dramatic. The recent example familiar to most will have been the utterly tragic shooting in Las Vegas that resulted in so much trauma (58 people dead and 546 were injured). Most will correctly attribute this to be the senseless act of one lone wolf … Read more Why do people believe Conspiracy Theories?

Apparently the Earthquake in Napal was caused by humans being sinful

It would appear to be rather inevitable that whenever something tragic happens, up will pop some religious person to utilise it as a soapbox for the promotion of a specific religious stance, and so up pops Ken Ham from Answers in Genesis to explain it as follows … starting from the history recorded in God’s … Read more Apparently the Earthquake in Napal was caused by humans being sinful

“Pray for Gaza” activists unable to pray for Yemen

Over 600 have been killed in Yemen in a week — not by drones or Israel, but by Saudi bombs — and strangely enough, those that are very eager to pray for the folks in Gaza, are unable to pray for those in Yemen … … but have no problem at all in re-purposing the … Read more “Pray for Gaza” activists unable to pray for Yemen

HUMANIST CRISIS RESPONSE: Supporting relief efforts after massive tornado in Oklahoma

HUMANIST CRISIS RESPONSE: Supporting relief efforts after massive tornado in Oklahoma At 3:01 pm CT on May 20, a massive F-4 tornado decimated the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, OK. Scores of severe injuries and deaths have been reported, and intense work is under way to find and rescue those trapped in the rubble. The Humanist … Read more HUMANIST CRISIS RESPONSE: Supporting relief efforts after massive tornado in Oklahoma