Who believes in conspiracy theories? "These people tend to be more suspicious, untrusting, eccentric, needing to feel special, with a tendency to regard the world as an inherently dangerous place," Hart said. "They are also more likely to detect meaningful patterns where they might not exist. People who are reluctant to believe in conspiracy theories tend to have the opposite qualities." Who believes in conspiracies? New research offers a theory: People with certain personality traits and cognitive styles are more likely to believe in conspiracy theories Why conspiracy theories are deeply dangerous Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them - Oxford Scholarship In short, the articles above are in agreement that crazy people believe in conspiracy theories. The less educated tend to be more likely yo believe in conspiracy theories. Our President and his followers are believers in conspiracy theories. They even create them. Our country is being run by a conspiracy theorist. Our tax money is being spent on trying to prove false conspiracy theories. God help us all.