How to launch a conspiracy theory: A flowchart

If there’s one thing the release of Obama’s birth certificate and the continuing speculation about the whereabouts of Osama Bin Laden teaches us – it’s that conspiracy theories get great mileage on the internet. So here’s how to start one.

From MotherJones.com

[ssba]

The author

Nathan runs St Eutychus. He loves Jesus. His wife. His daughter. His son. His other daughter. His dog. Coffee. And the Internet. He is the campus pastor at Creek Road South Bank, a graduate of Queensland Theological College (M. Div) and the Queensland University of Technology (B. Journ). He spent a significant portion of his pre-ministry-as-a-full-time-job life working in Public Relations, and now loves promoting Jesus in Brisbane and online. He can't believe how great it is that people pay him to talk and think about Jesus.

One thought on “How to launch a conspiracy theory: A flowchart”

  1. Slight correction required to the diagram: replace ‘facts’ with ‘official story’. If there’s anything the (lack of) WMD has taught us is that the facts and the official story don’t need to line up.

Comments are closed.