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Submitted by relapsedcatholic (United States), Jan 13, 2004 at 19:28

The people most likely to believe con. theories are those people too young, too inexperienced, too naive or too pathetic ever to have actually planned and pulled off something big in real life. They simply underestimate how difficult it is to do, because their real life experience is so limited.

This explains why con. theories are so popular in the Middle East. These folks haven't invented anything in hundreds of years, are backward even by the UN's definition. they simply don't understand how the real world works, so they have to come up with elaborate fantasies to explain it ...
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