Dumb Conspiracy Theories With Awful Real-World Consequences

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Conspiracy theorists like to see themselves as noble truth-seekers, starring in their own investigative reality shows. The thing is, what can seem like harmless speculation can cause a huge, horrifying backlash that ruins people's lives.

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