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People Break Down The Most Outlandish Conspiracy Theories They've Heard
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We've all probably heard of the "flat earth" conspiracy theory or something related to QAnon conspiracies. Well, some theories go far beyond anything we've heard before.

A conspiracy theory is defined as:

"A theory that explains an event or set of circumstances as the result of a secret plot by usually powerful conspirators."

Whether the theory makes sense or not, people who tout these theories have worked it around in their mind enough to believe it. Ask Reddit has shared some of the most outlandish conspiracy theories that people believe today.

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Let me make a quick point about conspiracy theories: Do people understand just how difficult it is for many of the conspiracies they claim to believe in to come to fruition? We're talking global levels of cooperation here, by the way, and it's clear the world can't even get itself out of a pandemic sooo...

But thankfully, there are some more innocent comnspiracies out there. For example, a former classmate once told me that he was convinced he couldn't remember all the items on his shopping list because of shopping elves distracting him to buy other things he didn't exactly need.

To be fair, he was a little stoned at the time and I told him he might want to consider just writing and referring to a shopping list.

People shared their thoughts with us after Redditor ConcentrateNext1734 asked the online community,

"What’s a conspiracy that you believe, but the majority of people don’t believe or know about?"
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Every single group has the friend: wildly adept at the far reaches of the internet, clearly doesn't consider that texted links are time stamped so we know they were freaking out at 3:37am, and refuses to trust photographs.

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Conspiracy theories are fun. What if Nicolas Cage is part of the illuminati?? What if Beyoncé is from the moon????

But some conspiracy theories have to be true. There must be some basis in truth for these rumors to exist at all, so naturally, just by probability, one of them has to be true. But which is it?

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Life is full of questions and theories. Often, big, unexplainable moments are shrouded in mystery. People tend to try and weave a tale that makes sense, even when there is already basic reasoning. What can I say....sometimes we're really bored.

Redditor u/thats_a_doozy wanted to hear what odd ideas some people are concocting by asking.... What's the goofiest conspiracy theory you've ever heard?

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