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Sat Nov 21, 2020, 12:21 PM

The Origin of Countless Conspiracy Theories



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magicguido Nov 21 OP
hkp11 Nov 21 #1
Dark n Stormy Knight Nov 21 #2
hkp11 Nov 21 #3

Response to magicguido (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 01:54 PM

1. mathematics

logic is needed, however, magas don't have any logic

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Response to magicguido (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 02:05 PM

2. For those with the time and patience, this article

I saw posted on DU by user ehrnst, gets into detail specifically about how QAnon works. It makes a lot of sense explaining why these QAnon people don't seem to make sense to outsiders, but that things are very different once you're sucked into the cult.

QAnon grows on the wild misinterpretation of random data, presented in a suggestive fashion in a milieu designed to help the users come to the intended misunderstanding. Maybe “guided apophenia” is a better phrase. Guided because the puppet masters are directly involved in hinting about the desired conclusions. They have pre-seeded the conclusions. They are constantly getting the player lost by pointing out unrelated random events and creating a meaning for them that fits the propaganda message Q is delivering.

There is no reality here. No actual solution in the real world. Instead, this is a breadcrumb trail AWAY from reality. Away from actual solutions and towards a dangerous psychological rush. It works very well because when you “figure it out yourself” you own it. You experience the thrill of discovery, the excitement of the rabbit hole, the acceptance of a community that loves and respects you. Because you were convinced to “connect the dots yourself” you can see the absolute logic of it. This is the conclusion you arrived at. More about this later.

Everyone on the board agrees with you because it’s highly likely they were the ones that pointed it out to you just for that purpose.
https://medium.com/curiouserinstitute/a-game-designers-analysis-of-qanon-580972548be5

OP by Ehrnst: https://www.democraticunderground.com/100214575956

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Response to Dark n Stormy Knight (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 02:41 PM

3. I saw this post

interesting that it is exactly like gaming. get the user addicted and wanting to find the hidden clues and gain apophony when found - but of course QAnon is more of finding anything they consider so ppl go down the rabbit hole and think they have found clues that supports QAnon theories

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