conspiracy theories - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
Conspiracy theories make monsters of men.
It is the mark of an intellectual, a mature brain, that one can dismiss conspiracy theories for the genocide machines they are.
When fear is in the driver's seat and your common decency is trust up in the trunk, your intellect is the servant of your beast and will construct whatever conspiracy theories it needs to vent its blood lust.
Love is an emotion for the champions of the cosmos, for few realise what it really calls on us to do, to weave a better world, to see the rights of others even when we must make a personal sacrifice to do so. Conspiracy theories are the work of fear and hate, of emotional indifference; and so are told by those under the thumb of fear.
We can all fall victim to beliefs in some conspiracy theory or other, but when we ask ourselves if those roads lead to peace or war, love or emotional indifference, it becomes clear what that they are the work of hate, fear and paranoia.
Conspiracy theories invoke a "by the sins of the father" dogma - a mantle left well alone by truly civilised societies.
Unless you believe a new baby can be held accountable for historical sins, the conspiracy theories of many societies need to find their final resting place; a fresh start, a new future, doesn't that sound so much better?
Show me a conspiracy theorist, and I'll show you someone in pre-genocide mode, getting a chemical high from the anticipation of violence.