Cracked: 5 Ways Every Conspiracy Theory Makes the World Worse
We all know a conspiracy theorist. Maybe it’s that kid from high school who keeps putting photos of “chemtrails” on his Facebook wall, or an uncle who listens to alternative radio and thinks Obama is a reptilian creature in a human skin suit. It’s easy to laugh at them and congratulate ourselves for being smarter than they are, but in doing so you’d be missing something important:
Yeah, it’s time to take conspiracy theorists seriously, but not for the reasons they want us to.