12 Ridiculous Theories Put Forward By Supposedly Smart People

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12 Ridiculous Theories Put Forward By Supposedly Smart People

Ah, the mysteries of the universe. We have been trying to solve them since the dawn of time, and it is no surprise that they have been the source of endless speculation and debate. From the ancient Greeks to the modern-day scientists, we have been asking questions and searching for answers. But what if some of these answers are hiding in plain sight? What if there is a hidden side to things that we have been missing?

This list is an exploration of the strangest theories about the universe and its inhabitants. From Charles Webster Leadbeater's suggestion that fairies are part of the evolutionary tree, to Heribert Illig's claim that the Middle Ages were invented, to Garry Kasparov's 'New Chronology' conspiracy theory, to Avi Loeb's suggestion that 'Oumuamua might be an alien creation—these are just some of the wildest theories about the universe and its inhabitants that you will find in this list.

So, if you are ready to explore the hidden side of things, then buckle up and let's get started!

Jesus: Mushroom. God: Penis in the sky.

CRACKED CHRIST WAS A MUSHROOM AND GOD WAS A DONG JOHN MARCO ALLEGRO Allegro, a famous scholar and archaeologist, suggested that Jesus was a mushroom that walked around and the God of the Old Testament was like a powerful penis in the sky that shot out semen during a thunderstorm. Is this Freudian theology?

Why Now / Polygon 

Kasparov's "New Chronology": A thousand-year conspiracy.

GRACKED OLD TESTAMENT KINGS WERE ACTUALLY HOLY ROMAN EMPERORS GARRY KASPAROV Kasparov, a chess legend, is a well-known supporter of the 'New Chronology' theory. This theory suggests that the reigns of the Old Testament kings and the Holy Roman Emperors were actually the same, but were given different dates.

Skeptic / Britannica 

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