Conspiracy theories are dangerous because some people easily become addicted to them. Even after they have been debunked and proven false, people will still dig their heels in and adamantly claim that the conspiracy theory is factual.
It truly becomes problematic when you try to explain why a conspiracy theory is not true and all you get in response is “wake up.”
Sometimes, they’ll tell you to quit watching mainstream media without realizing that only an idiot would stop paying attention to what’s happening in the world.
What happened at the United States Capitol building on January 6th, 2021, is a perfect example of What can happen to conspiracy theory addicts.
Their passion for their beliefs lead them to do things they would not normally do and in this case jeopardize the safety of many people.
One of them actually died.
May she rest in peace. 😔
Mind what you allow yourself to believe. We are all looking for answers to the issues we face as a nation, but accepting debunked conspiracy theories as truth, is not an answer and it certainly does not lead us to a solution.
“… she also engaged on social media with the conspiracy news internet news site InfoWars. In 2020, Babbitt began to tweet with QAnon accounts and use QAnon hashtags. QAnon conspiracy theorists subscribe to a false belief that high-profile Democrats and Hollywood celebrities are ritually sacrificing children and that Trump is fighting to stop it. QAnon followers have allegedly committed real-world violent crimes, including murder, and the F.B.I. labeled it a potential domestic terror threat in 2019.”