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What's Behind Internet Conspiracy Empires?

Dec. 12, 2008—

A man standing on a street corner with a sign reading "the lizard people rule you all," or, "my neighbors are spying on me for the government" isn't likely to get many supporters.

But give that man a Web site template, or let him produce some slick videos on YouTube and, lo and behold, he may have thousands of people across the world supporting him.

Such is the story of several extraordinarily popular conspiracy theorists and theories online today.

Take the victims of gang stalking -- a subculture of people who think their friends and neighbors are all secret government spies ready to turn them over to the authorities. The movement has recently spawned gang stalking support groups, forums and advice Web sites.

Or take the former journalist and BBC sports announcer, David Icke, for example.

Icke was laughed out of the public eye in the early '90s when he

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  • A pretty good description of some of these conspiracy nuts on LiveLeak.

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  • Mental Illness is much more prevalent than most people think.

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    • that still wouldn't explain how most americans fell for the "9/11" and "Iraq" connection despite there being none

      or the "Iraq is going to use WMDs on us" without needing verifiable proof

      weird, huh?

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    • that still wouldn't explain how most americans fell for the reptilian-humanoid deception.

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    • lol, you're right that a lot of americans are being influenced by the Illuminati/reptilian/NWO theory

      we're supposed to die, or something dramatic will happen, in 2012

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    • Or your blood for oil and Neo-Con conspiracies, or that the 9/11 attacks were a US or Israel job, and on and on, and on. The majority of Americans and the World believe that crap also.

      I think most people are inclined to believe in some ridiculous or even plausible conspiracies because it gives them an excuse not to take responsibilities for their lives, kind like religion. It is after all, better the blame 'others' for your problems, and say you are just a puppet in someone else's game.

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    • The only people I hear talking about reptilians are people slagging off "troofers" & I frequent a lot of these types of sites.

      I have seen some early David Icke stuff that alludes to reptilians but most people don't take that stuff too seriously. It's only had legs because people use it to denounce people who question the establishment.

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  • Here we go, audio spotlight. This is not what targets are complaining about exactly, but this is the idea. This is a commercial version of this type of technology.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veDk2Vd-9oQ

    http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/news/2002/02/50483

    http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Shadowlands/6583/project217.html

    Oh and that little quote that you mentioned earlier, still can't point to where on my website that is can you?

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  • insanity ozing through the ethernet cables

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  • Excellent post!!

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  • It would have been appropriate to link the source:

    http://abcnews.go.com/Health/MindMoodNews/story?id=6443988&page=1

    Good article.

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  • Even those that are thought to be crazy speak some truth.

    "We have to stop being divided by what we don't agree on, and start being united by what we do agree on."

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  • Interesting post, thanks.

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  • i am the illuminati. give me a dollar. and my friend the lizard guy wants one too.

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  • Their ASll over this site. LMFAO at the Elvis crowd.

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  • People that make fun of this guy, haven't looked at the evidence he has presented. Maybe they don't have fast computers or to lazy to spend time looking at the evidence. The official story doesn't fit what is seen, so something is wrong with the explanation. Look at the evidence for yourself. If you haven't looked at all the evidence, don't judge someone that has.

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  • I don't want to be offensive, but since my website was metioned in the article, I am going to very politely suggest that part of the problem is with the general population reading these stories, not taking the time to go to the websites themselves and find out what they are saying and why. If you read the comments you have some drastically different opinions on this subject, and the only difference I can see is that the some have taken the time to go and find out what is being said.

    Eg. This More..

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    • I went to the website "gangstalkingworld.com" and, I'm not a psychiatrist, but all I see is delusion and severe paranoia. People who believe they're "victims" of anonymous and subtle harassment in all aspects of their life need to seek professional help.

      Oh noes! I'm part of the conspiracy, imparting my negative energy onto your psyche.

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    • Great you went to the website. What pages did you access? YOu also did not answer my question. Are there are or are there not, people who are being followed around and placed under surveillance this way? Based on what you read on the site?

      Also based on what you just said, if we put this into a workplace mobbing context, this is no different. I am guessing 10 to 15 years ago, when targets of workplace mobbing we being dignosed as paranoid, and being told they needed professional help and plac More..

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    • The website says things like, "the voices in your head may not be real, they may be beamed in by the government".

      Those are the words of a delusional person. Just like the above article states, the internet gives such people the information to flesh-out their paranoid delusions.

      I'm saying this with sincerity, if you believe such things, please, speak with a mental health professional.

      And to answer your question, no. I do not believe that individuals are being targeted by b More..

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    • Can you point that exact part out where my website says that, just for reference sake? Thanks.

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    • @gangstalking Hello there, just wanted again to say well done. These people, like the guy above you have been trying to talk some sense into, will never understand untill they decide that they too are desiring and willing to do the research, just as you stated. It is terribly frustrating, I know, as I have had the same conversation with more people than I can count. I've found the best thing to do is to simply get them interested in some small way and then show them where to go to get started.. More..

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  • Though I admit, "gang stalking" is a genius way to shirk responsibility for anything bad that happens in your life. "Unseen forces are targeting me!"

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    • Right so it's just some made up plot to not take ownership for one's life. I guess you would have sprouted this stuff back when groups like the panthers were being harassed by the state. When Martin Luther King Jr was being targeted in every aspect of his life. I also guess you would have told John Lennon the same thing as he complained about being followed around, monitored and stalked?

      Well there you have it, all these targets of Cointelpro and the state were just making things up.

      The More..

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    • Pray tell, who are "they", what all have "they" done to you, and what is it that would make you a target of such a conspiracy?

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    • I am more than happy to answer the they question, but you do realise that you have evaded my questions. So how about you answer some of my questions, and I will answer yours, ofcourse since you were on the website and you read it so dilegently, you should have the answer to this question, but you don't.

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    • Read again, I aswered your question. I don't believe anyone is after you.

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  • "Symptoms
    Early signs and symptoms of schizophrenia %u2014 such as social withdrawal, unusual behaviors, anxiety and decline in daily functional abilities %u2014 may begin gradually before the primary symptoms of schizophrenia, known collectively as psychosis, are manifested. But disease onset may also be acute with the sudden appearance of psychosis.

    Delusions and auditory hallucinations are the prominent psychotic symptoms in people with paranoid schizophrenia.

    Delusions
    When peop More..

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    • Great thank you for the reference to scizophrenia, and if we were discussing this subject, then I would actually find the link useful and relavant. The subject was government covert actions.

      Here is a link to Cointelpro and some of the dirty tricks that get played on people.

      http://gangstalkingworld.com/Forum/YaBB.pl?num=1174035711

      The second article is about some of the current surveillance that is ongoing in some countries against average people.

      http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/ More..

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  • Now tell me that the above symptoms of paranoid schizophrenia do not describe to a tee the thoughts and experiences that you term as "gang stalking".

    These experiences may be very real to you, but I urge once again: please, seek out a mental health professional and talk with them about your belief that "they" are out to get you. I'm not saying this to be mean, I seriously believe that you need help.

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  • "The website says things like, "the voices in your head may not be real, they may be beamed in by the government"."

    Can you direct me to the page on my website where you found this. I don't believe you answered that question.

    I also asked you if people were being followed around, and placed under the types of surveillance that I have described on the website. I don't think you answered that question.

    I asked you a couple of others as well, but how about we start wi More..

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  • "Read again, I aswered your question. I don't believe anyone is after you."

    Great and you are entitled to your beliefs, but what do you know about my personal circumstances to make this assessment?

    Do you know enought about govenment surveillance of average citizens? Do you know enough about how programs such as Cointelpro worked, functioned and opperated?

    Again everyone is entitled to their opinions. You claim that you went to my websites and then proceeded to quote somethin More..

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    • So you were lying when you said you'd answer my questions. I am just interested in your personal story of "gang stalking".

      "What has been reported by targets is technology that can bypass the ears and send sound signals directly to the brain. "

      I've answered your questions, now are you going to tap-dance around mine some more or are you going to provide us with some evidence that "they" are stalking you?

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    • Since we have been at this awhile let me recap. You asked who are they? I said that if you had been on the website, and actully read the material you would know. So I did answer your question. To be more specific the site reference targets of surveillance by government, usuing similar tactics as we saw in Cointelpro.

      What have I done to be a target of such a conspiracy? Well if you had read the website, you would see that average people are getting monitored and tracked this way, many people More..

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  • Know what? Forget it, you're nuts man. I don't need the stress of arguing with a delusional person. If you don't look at those symptoms of paranoid schitzophrenia and see yourself, I don't what can be done for you.

    Once again, I think experiences and preceptions that may seem very real to you are the product of mental illness. If you won't tell me, you should at least talk to a professional about these experiences and feelings that people are out to get you.

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    • You are not going to win the argument so you are going to leave it with a personal attack of you are just crazy and then off you go? I can't stop you from doing so, but I just wanted to clearify that I can back up that people are being placed under surviellance in a similar manner. Average citizens who have no idea why.

      Also again that quote you mentioned, I don't believe it came from my website.

      Lastly thank you for taking the time to make a remote assessment of mental illness, when you More..

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    • Correct. You cannot win an argument with a delusional person.

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    • @Small_axe You have really got those blinders on tight, don't ya??? You are really narrowminded on this subject. It's really too bad, because you're really just limiting your own ability to see what's really going on in the world when you only are willing to see one possibility...I don't suppose it has occured to you that you might not be seeing the whole picture, has it?

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    • @itakethefifth No, you wouldn't suppose that.

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  • you know as schizo as you say they are they are much more comprehensive than you.

    This a insult post (it almost insulted my time by reading something redundant and lazy).

    Go listen to Alex Jones, go listen to David Icke, strip them of their schizoid stories, but at least hear the way the order their information...you have a lot to learn my friend...

    Mad or not, they are shure geniuses in their work and you do not even come close to their articulating skills.

    Go throw shit somewhere else.

    Y More..

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