Since the global pandemic, we've learned a lot about some of the people around us...


Such as the fact that they don't believe in science or facts. Though they use science to get through their daily lives (internet, transportation, medication, etc.), somehow, part of the population is convinced that the virus is a conspiracy created just to inconvenience them.

We're all familiar with such folks. That's why Redditor u/yenake asked, "What is the dumbest Coronavirus theory you heard from someone?"

20. Follow the money...

That it was invented by anyone. You're a ****ng idiot if you're suggesting people are out here bioengineering diseases in secret and also not selling a cure that works.

Leftieswillrule

I never heard the melanin theory....

I just remember early on when cases were still low there were black people who truly believed they couldn't get it because they have more melanin in their skin...and now the black community unfortunately has some of the most cases so look how that turned out

madeuread

Reversable masks!

That wearing the mask blue side out protects others, while wearing the white side out protects yourself.

palisbee

The one thing leaders will cooperate on

That viruses in general don't exist and that Corona was invented to take away fundamental rights in my country. Sure, the countries in the world can never agree on anything, but suddenly they can all work together and fake a global pandemic to take away rights from people in one country.

Flower_Power0402

Viruses aren't homophobic

Hey, remember that priest that said Coronavirus is God's punishment for the gays. And then he caught it.

If he truly believes what he said, the only logical conclusion must be that he's gay.

Snoo74401

Everyone needs to wear a mask

That it's a conspiracy to kill off black people by restricting our breathing with the masks, and that all white people are in on it.

eddmario

Still waiting on that Rapture

In my moms words "Coronavirus was created by the shadow elite and as agents of the devil And bIg pharma they're going to make billions of dollars off the vaccine and the vaccine, which is synonymous with the mark of the beast, will contain bio chips,poison, and gene altering compounds that will fill our bodies with cancer all while making us their slaves and we will suffer for the remainder of our time on earth until the rapture begins and we are sentenced to hell on earth."

JeffTheJockey

Stay away from my knee fluid

That doctors made up Covid-19 so they could steal synovial fluid off people and sell it in the black market. Just a drop of this fluid is worth billions, and all medical staff are out to lie to you ate steal your knee synovial fluid.

Axolotegirl

The aliens did it

party dancing GIFGiphy

My cousin said that the reason the virus started was due to the space defense system failing to stop an alien from reaching Earth.

donut__98

Some presidential advice

You should inject yourself with cleaning supplies to ward away covid.

Thanks Donald, that's really helpful. What should if there's a fire? Open all the windows and doors, and wait inside for help?

wormnoodles

The world doesn't revolve around you

That it doesn't exist because "I don't know anyone who has it"

platypus_pine68

I had a few customers say something similar. "I've never met someone that had it." You can imagine their surprise when I said "well, now you have." The responses were everything from incredibly dismissive to revulsion to genuine fear.

joshuabeebe

Phones aren't even that reliable

Wire inside masks (the one that on certain masks you have to push down to make tighter over your nose) is connected to 5G towers and is making the coronavirus worse. Coworker was dead serious, too.

wesley4122

That's incredible tech if you can get reliable connections from stuff in a 5-pack at the dollar store. Wish Sprint was that reliable.

ThisMeansWarm

Spoiler - there's no chip

One of my cousins told me that 5G chips are directly inserted in the masks offered by institutions and you get directly infected by wearing the masks.

I asked him to prove it to me by showing me a 5G chip in one of the masks.

yenake

They were a no show

In March my country's health minister basically said that Corona will all blow over by April. When asked what will be different in April, he responded something to the effect of "The messiah will come in April".

Spoiler alert: no messiah. (I could be somewhat foggy on the details.)

Alchemical_Toilet

Where'd they get that idea?

Coronavirus can spread through in-game voicechat

NotDaWeed

Had a friend hang up on me when I told her I tested positve

IWearBones138

I'll take my chances

some people seriously believe that corona virus can be cured by drinking cow urine

redditusser1788

I'd rather take my chances with the virus.

NoOneShallPassHassan

How to lose a crush immediately 

A guy I knew and liked told me to my face that 5G towers were giving people Covid. Nothing I said would shift him In that belief. In the end I just told him that was what Flatards would say and he took massive offence. Haven't seen him since

pinkvinny

The source does not exist

That 'COVID-19' stands for 'China Originating Viral Infectious Disease - (batch) 19.' WHO confirmed it and everything apparently. No sources available when I asked for them.

Yanigan

Drink your beers in peace

You can get corona from the beer corona people actually believed and tried to ban the beer

connaman07

If the Corona beer company went out of business because of human stupidity I would literally design a rocket and **** off into space somewhere else.

Levoire

Want to "know" more? Never miss another big, odd, funny, or heartbreaking moment again. Sign up for the Knowable newsletter here.

People Divulge Which Brands They Absolutely Swear By

Don't be alarmed: There are some terrible corporations out there (looking at you, Nestle) but there are also some great brands that are selling decent products.

I know, surprising, right? Maybe we've all just gotten used to brands selling things of questionable quality that when we stumble across something worthwhile it stuns us.

Hold on tight when you find a brand deserving of your loyalty!

People shared their thoughts with us after Redditor spwf asked the online community,

"What brand(s) do you swear by and why?"
Keep reading...Show less

You know what would be great?

If society could just stop with arbitrary dress codes. If you're not working with the public, why should you have to dress up so much? If you're a police officer, then it makes sense that you'd wear a uniform that identifies you as a police officer. If you're Ted from IT who sits in the backroom all day, I really don't see why you have to come in every day in a suit and tie.

Let's just toss them out, shall we?

People shared their thoughts with us after Redditor Levels2ThisBrush asked the online community,

"What should be socially acceptable but isn't?"
Keep reading...Show less
People Share Their Best 'F**k This, I'm Outta Here' Experiences
Tara Moore/GettyImages

As much as many of us don't like to disrupt the status quo, there is only so much time a person can tolerate a miserable situation before things become so unbearable that they ultimately have to peace out.

For some people, it takes a while for them to reach a breaking point. Eventually, there comes a time when they realize their self-worth is more important than continuing to please others who don't appreciate them for the sake of keeping up with appearances.

Keep reading...Show less
People Break Down Which Things Always Taste Good Whether They're Served Hot Or Cold
Photo by Erol Ahmed on Unsplash

As we enter into the summer months, people now have to decide whether or not they want their morning coffee to be hot or iced.

Lucky for them, it's delicious either way.

One could make an argument that foods that are equally delicious hot or cold are perhaps the best, or at least the most reliable.

And this can include foods which are not customarily sold both hot and cold (cold pizza anyone?).

Redditor NectarineOther4989 was curious to hear which foods people enjoy either hot or cold, leading them to ask:

"What is something that tastes good both hot and cold?"
Keep reading...Show less