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Old Oct 8, 2013, 07:32 AM   #26
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It simply means that I accept that something explainable exists outside of my ability to understand it.
This is half of the problem. The entire world used to be everything around you. If there was something that mattered (other than weather and movement of the sun), you could see and touch it. As the world has gotten smaller, it hasn't actually gotten smaller. We trust that something reported by a string of ten people actually happened and we trust that the expert explaining why it happened is right. But in trust there is room for distrust.

You could spend a lifetime traveling the world and getting your news firsthand. You could spend another lifetime studying all the science to explain what you're seeing. But there wouldn't be time for anything else. So we take it on authority of those who were there and those who have studied these things. We accept it because rejecting it is to expensive. Because the world can get more done if everyone chooses one part of it to work on. But we give up certainty in the process.
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Old Oct 9, 2013, 06:41 AM   #27
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The CT'ers always focus on the wrong things. Ours and the CIA's involvement in destabilizing the Middle East is irrefutable. The part that most get wrong is the motive. Oil is not the motive. War is the motive. War for Profit.
I think it's more than that. I think it's about war, no doubt, but to ultimately control other countries' economies, and their resources in particular (oil, metals, gems, gold), and ultimately control of the other countries behind the scenes once the troops go home.

Look back in history. Countries that had no debt and did not rely on other countries' currencies seem to switch right over to a debt-based economy just like we have in the US, Europe, Japan and other places. Happens to third world countries all the time. It puts them in a debt spiral they can't possibly get out of, which ultimately means they become a controlled country. Just my humble opinion though...
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Old Oct 9, 2013, 06:44 AM   #28
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as the great philosophers 'Megadeth' once said:

Killing is my business, and business is good.
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Old Oct 9, 2013, 07:54 AM   #29
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What is this about the Denver airport?
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Old Oct 9, 2013, 08:02 AM   #30
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What is this about the Denver airport?
There are several conspiracy theories floating around like the HQ for the New World Order is located under the airport and/or FEMA concentration camps. Others include runways and taxiways that kind of look like a swastika from the air, the "weird" artwork and others.

Frankly, I've been there dozens of times and all I can tell you, as an absolute fact, is that you can get great bloody marys at Mesa Verde in Terminal A.
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Frankly, I've been there dozens of times and all I can tell you, as an absolute fact, is that you can get great bloody marys at Mesa Verde in Terminal A.
Thanks for the tip.
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Old Oct 10, 2013, 12:42 AM   #32
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99% of conspiracy theories are wrong
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They already got to you, didn't they?
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99% of conspiracy theories are wrong
Can you prove it?
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Can you prove it?


Prob no more then you can prove him wrong.
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