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The United States of Conspiracy

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On May 20, 2013 @ 7:30 pm In Digital Media,Psychology,Really, really bad calls | Comments Disabled

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weird america [1]

The editors at Best Psychology Degrees decided to research the topic of:
The United States of Conspiracy

12 of the weirder things Americans believe.

- Barack Obama is the anti-Christ (13%)
- A “New World Order” is conspiring to rule the world (28%)
- The government covered up a UFO crash at Roswell in 1947 (21%)
- Bigfoot and Sasquach (14%)
- The moon landing was faked (7%)
- Paul McCartney died in 1966 and was replaced by a lookalike so The Beatles could continue (5%)
- The government adds fluoride to the water supply for sinister (not health) reasons (9%)
- Shape-shifting reptile people control the world (4%)
- Exhaust seen in the sky behind airplanes is actually chemicals sprayed by the government for sinister reasons (5%)
- The sun revolves around the earth (18%)
- The media or the government add secret mind-controlling technology to TV broadcast signals (15%)
- The number 13 brings bad luck (18%)

 

The United States of Conspiracy [2]
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