that is the outcome of trying to advance conspiracy theory as evidence in an argumentXenophon wrote: ↑Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:35 amEven the conspiracy minded long for a central authority or some kind of expert to reinforce their biases. In some cases I feel like the conspiracy-minded are more susceptible to an appeal to expertise. On any conspiracy web site you'll find people holding up obvious grifters saying, "No bro, really. This guy's really really smart and he agrees with me!"
since that is inherently fallacious, and thus a fool's errand, the conspiracy theorist is reduced to authoritarianism by default