conspiracy theorist - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
The conspiracy theorist would rather hold a gun than form a trusting and loving bond. They find trust more scary than bullets. Hence their irrational behaviour is rational from that warped perspective. If you can show them that society can function, that they can form trusting bonds with others they view as "different" in some way, then you have a chance to reverse some societal decay.
The conspiracy theorist believes that some "alien other" feels entitled to what they have. In their socially darwinistic world this threat must be met, evaded or deflected. If you want to make things better they must see that what is being proposed is fair and preferably holds tangible advantages for their survival and wellbeing.
"Conspiracy theorists," said Matilda, "are drawn to their own fears and desires, and often times, deep in their subconscious primitive brain, those are the same things."
The conspiracy theorist spoke his words as if it was a class A drug he injected into his protruding veins.
In a world where feeling small was was endemic, so were the conspiracy theories, making fools of men who thought themselves schooled.
The conspiracy theorists spoke of freedom and extreme violence against those with opposing views, becoming even less coherent (yet more convinced of their teeter-totter stance) when their contradictions were exposed.
The conspiracy theorist was jonesing for another hit, that sweet sweet high that came from feeling that he belonged to his theoretical tribe.