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Conspiracy Theories Poll of Americans Discovers Lots of Crazy

Public Policy Polling (PPP) recently released the results of its survey on conspiracy theory beliefs among Americans, and they are not pretty. Here are some of the highlights of the poll: Illuminati/New World Order types of beliefs: 28% of Americans say “yes” … Continue reading

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I Have a Conspiracy Theory about the Discovery of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan

What does it mean, exactly, for Osama bin Laden to have been discovered so close to Islamabad (just 80 miles away)? I have a conspiracy theory. I think it means that there were at least some elements within the Pakistani military … Continue reading

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Purpose v. Contingency: Are Theodicy Speculations, Conspiracy Theories, and Seeing the Hand of God (or Satan) at Work in Your Life, Intimately Linked Activities?

Philosopher AC Grayling’s review of Christian apologist John Polkinghorne’s new book, Questions of Truth, is a tough one and can be read here. In it, Grayling had an observation that was quite novel and worth reflecting on: [T]he painful experience of … Continue reading

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Conservative David Frum Calls Out Glenn Beck of Fox News for Passing Out Conspiracy Literature to His In-Studio Audience

Conservative David Frum, of New Majority, notes that Glenn Beck (of Fox News) has been promoting ONE WORLD ILLUMINATI conspiracy theories: The audience for Beck’s Friday night special were each given copies of two books. One of them was Cleon Skousen’s Five Thousand … Continue reading

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