What Constitutes A "Conspiracy Theory"?

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    This was covered up and written off as conspiracy lore prior to the document being made public. Nobody believed that our government would ever even consider harming Americans using false flag terrorism for the express purpose of starting a war. And while it wasn't ever carried out, the document was in fact signed by every single one of "our" joint chiefs. We could have a whole thread on why, but thank JFK and Khrushchev of all people.
     
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    I watch Ancient Aliens and I know the truth!
     
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    According to the standards of certain moderators on this forum, all threads expressing doubt about climate change, about russian collusion, one that questions any part of an "official story" should be moved to conspiracy theories.
     
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    I read the thread title and the one word OP quite carefully. And I didn't read into it a whole bunch of stuff that it didn't say.
     
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    Tonkin Gulf?

    What I do not think Lee Harvey Oswald shot JFK, I think JFK was taken down on the orders of the CIA, I also are not certain about Sirhan Sirhan shooting RFK.

    Not everything is a Conspiracy Theory eg. JFK and RFK and if anyone wants to say Conspiracy Theory okay but then I say:

    :funnyface:
     
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    You didnt read my post carefully which was the one you mentioned (Post #2) and the definition of conspiracy theory. Your comments about conspiracy theorists not being in the government or positions of power made zero sense.
     
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    Interesting. Never heard of this one.
     
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    I sat on a plane next to a man once and he the whole flight talked about the Roswell Alien that he said was taken from a crashed UFO, it was not a good situation for me to be captive like that. IMHO Aliens and UFOs are Conspiracy Theories.
     
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    I got into a cab with a guy that claimed he was kidnapped by aliens and they had implanted a baby in his knee. I thought he was fucking with me until I could see in his eyes he was dead serious. I asked him to let me out at the next light. :laugh:
     
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    In a broad sense, a conspiracy theory is a made-up story used by intellectually- and emotionally-stunted virgin men to gain attention and validation with people online whom they will never meet.

    Yes, there are conspiracies, but theories of secret overarching efforts by the world's elites to institute one-world government consistently fail due to lack of evidence and being cut to shreds by Occam's Razor.
     
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