It never fails to boggle my mind what nonsense people believe.

I'm pretty sure I've said this before, but people who seem to always have a conspiracy theory in response to something have never had to throw a surprise party or some large event.

The amount of coordination involved is enough to teach you that it's immensely difficult—practically impossible—for people to work together in secret.


People shared their thoughts after Redditor HeyHeyItsKylie asked the online community:

"What's the dumbest conspiracy you've ever heard?"

"A white agent..."

"A college geology professor told us that America tried to assassinate Castro by inventing a hand lotion that would only kill Black people. A White agent put the lotion on his hand and tried to shake Castro’s hand."

"He believed all sorts of crazy things. I don’t remember much about geology, but his conspiracy theories were amazing."

lucy_pevensie

This person teaches college?

They better not be tenured.

"That China..."

"That China sends over agents to drive terribly during rush hour traffic to mess with America's economy in a discreet but impactful way."

aesthetic-laker-fan

That... sounds like a lot of work.

Do they not realize how many roads there are throughout the United States?

"That he knew a guy..."

"That he knew a guy who knew the guy who invented a carburetor that could make a car get 200 miles to the gallon and 'they' killed him for it."

dzastrus

Ummm... why?

Just... why?

"The moon is filled..."

"The moon is filled with pickles and that’s why there are footprints on the moon. DON'T ask me why or how this makes sense."

Tub_r

None of this makes sense to me at all but I guess I'll just roll with it.

That's a special kind of stupid.

"Once the country..."

"My dad heard this one."

"Once the country hits 90% COVID vaccination, the vaccine will have an implant added. Then everyone who didn't want to get the vaccine will be fully trackable AND controllable."

"So you should get the vaccine before the country hits 90% fully vaccinated if you want to keep your mind your own."

Drawing-Tricky

Do any of these people own smartphones?

Seriously.

"Holocaust denial. That one is actually very disturbing because it's very cruel, but it also enables all other genocide denials too. I don't know how sick of a person you have to be to deny the deaths of millions of people."

Ilcuf80

You are correct.

This is a dangerous belief.

There's a reason why it's illegal to openly profess Holocaust denial in Germany.

"That the government..."

"That the government was putting the vaccine in salad dressing."

karenspeopletoo

Well, I guess that's better than putting salad dressing in the vaccine, right?

"That Katy Perry..."

"That Katy Perry is actually JonBenét Ramsey."

den1300

I have heard this one!

I just don't get it.

Reminds me of the conspiracy theorists who believe that Avril Lavigne is actually dead and has been replaced by an imposter.

"JFK is alive..."

"JFK is alive (wait), he supports Trump (just wait…), was pretending to be Keith Richards (not done yet), and was going to announce this in Dallas on the GRASSY KNOLL."

eyes-of-strange-sins

Did you know that QAnon supporters recently went to Dallas to await the return of JFK Jr.?

This is the world we live in.

"Elephants are actually horses..."

"Elephants are actually horses painted grey and buffed up with a radiation coated virus. I think the person who made that up was injected with a radiation coated virus."

Ox_of_dox

I think you might be right.

Now that's a conspiracy theory I can actually get behind.

I just don't get people.

Do you?

I don't think any of us do.

Believing in any of these–seriously believing in them–sounds like more trouble than it's worth.

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