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‘We’re Going to Take Over the World’

‘We’re Going to Take Over the World’

Update: 2021-09-1010
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On the internet, there are bizarre subcultures filled with conspiracy theorists — those who believe the coronavirus is a hoax or that the 2020 election was stolen, or even that Hillary Clinton is a shape-shifting lizard. It’s a way of thinking that can be traced back to the first real internet blockbuster, a 9/11 conspiracy documentary called “Loose Change.” Today, we explore the film’s impact.

Guest: Kevin Roose, a technology columnist for The New York Times. 

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an interested party

I'm wondering if people who live for conspiracy theories / stories are really in it for the power that they feel and have over others. You can sure control the masses with fear and if you keep people upset and fearful they don't work together, It causes a country of division. I do not want to live my life in fear. life just too short.

Sep 12th
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Jeff Filicetti

I'm not even going to listen to this bullshit. Go figure, anti-conservative bullshit from the new York times

Sep 10th
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