Skeptical Punks

A train heading over a cliff

It is more psychologically satisfying to think that some shadowy organization is behind all the fuckups throughout human history. War and colonialism seem to be a regularity; tragedy doesn’t seem to be going away. On average things have gotten better (especially for those of us in industrialized countries), but the world is far from a utopia. Some think that global events are orchestrated towards nefarious agendas (depopulation, mind control, etc.) but in reality it is more like a driverless train heading towards a cliff.

“The main thing that I learned about conspiracy theory is that conspiracy theorists actually believe in a conspiracy because that is more comforting.  The truth of the world is that it is chaotic. The truth is, that it is not the Jewish banking conspiracy or the grey aliens or the 12 foot reptiloids from another dimension that are in control. The…

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