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A Theory on the Conspiracy Theory

In my early years of undergraduate, conspiracy_theory_1672775I got swept up (like many impressionable youths at that age) into the subject of conspiracy theories! It’s a somewhat embarrassing admission, but I have learned a lot, looking back now. So, I’d like to take a moment and share some reflections.

First off, a bit of hard science.

Within the Scientific Method, a theory is the end point following observation, questioning and testing hypotheses. A theory is the hallmark of scientific inquiry and defined as:

A supposition or a system of ideas intended to explain something, especially one based on general principle independent of the thing to be explained.

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