[LMB] OT: Conspiracy theories - was Re: Barrayaran historical secrets, etc

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue Nov 23 13:48:46 GMT 2010

On 11/23/2010 6:36 AM, JenL wrote:
>> OK, "secret conspiracies" require a high degree of competency in order to
>> >  stay secret.
>> >
>> >
> Or just enough other conspiracy theories out there to cause confusion and
> provide cover - if there are 20 conspiracy theories running around, will
> anyone listen to the people claiming that while the rest are crazy,
> conspiracy theory E is the truth?

Let's look at flying saucers.   Maybe a small group could keep them 
secret for a few years - but not a half-century.   Not when some of 
those people have become politicians with their own agenda.    What kind 
of persuasion would keep old people from sharing their roles in the 

I'm not talking about the alleged victims - I'm talking about the 
authorities who ran the conspiracy.     These are the people with some 
kind of legitimacy who should be talking by now.

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