Are conspiracy theories as crazy as it seems?
A few conspiracies that turned out to be true, and a couple ideas to think about
Lately, much is being said about conspiracy theories, and as it cannot be otherwise, those that are more widespread are those that have worse arguments and expose ideas worthy of a science fiction film. This leads people to doubt everything that differs from the official version, often even without informing themselves about it. In this article you will find several theories that turned out to be true, as well as a few facts to think about.
Once again I am going to have to ask you to read this critically, to reflect and to draw your own conclusions and, if you think that what I explain is really worthwhile, please share this story with your friends.
Having said that, let's look at those theories:
1 MK-ULTRA PROJECT
Because of its dark history of covert operations, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, better known as the CIA, has been one of the main protagonists of these kinds of conspiracy stories.
In many cases, the reality has gone beyond the fiction. Specifically, one of the best known is that of the MK-Ultra project, carried out between 1953 and 1964. This trial consisted of 150 experiments with human beings, who were administered a series of psychedelic drugs in the process of research without any kind of consent.
Apparently, the final objective was to develop substances that would be useful in the fight against the Soviet Union, for example by using truth serums to extract confessions or to condition subjects by introducing artificial memories and unconscious reactions.
Not many details are known about this, since at the time the immense majority of evidence was destroyed. It is only known that one of the participants died and another had to be hospitalized, but the scope could have been much greater.
2 THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF TOBACCO WERE HIDDEN
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Today, if a person decides to smoke, he does not do it deceived. He has a huge range of information about the damage that can be caused by smoking, from television campaigns to advertisements on the cigarette packs themselves.
However, until not too long ago, the heavy investments made by tobacco companies in advertising and political campaigns gave it a very different public image.
Back in the 1960s, it was common to see ads advertising tobacco as good for your health, which turned smokers into distinguished individuals. Later, science drew irrefutable conclusions about the damage caused by tobacco, and the brands that sold cigarettes were forced to be less direct, but without abandoning their tactics.
For example, subliminal messages began to frequently appear in movies or advertising, but without making direct allusions to tobacco.
Today brands are forced to warn their buyers of the dangers of smoking and even in 2006 a US judge accused tobacco companies of conspiracy.
Unfortunately, the damage was already done and thousands of people around the world have died over the years from the poison they were sold as healthy.
3 THE EFFECTS OF SUGAR WERE ALSO HIDDEN
Something similar to tobacco has also happened with sugar. In fact, a year and a half ago a study was published in which a series of quite unethical acts in this regard that occurred in the 60s and 70s were analyzed.
At that time, several studies were begun with the aim of investigating which factors in the diet could influence the development of cardiovascular disorders. At first, the two main candidates were sugars and saturated fats, but the former were soon discarded, leaving fats as the only culprits for all the consumer's ills.
Several scientists, including an editor of Science magazine and a Harvard professor, confirmed this, and even claimed that a low-fat diet would make it possible to increase the consumption of sugars without any health risks.
Over the years, after new studies totally contradicted these theories, it was discovered that both had corresponded with the then-called Sugar Research Foundation and that the Foundation might have "subsidized" their research in exchange for a positive report.
One of the favorite themes of conspiracy fanatics is the sighting of unidentified flying objects. From those who claim to have seen one from afar, to those who believe that they may have been abducted, many people believe in this type of phenomenon.
The truth is that there is no scientific theory that supports them. Be that as it may, it is important to be cautious.
This was recently confirmed by sources at the Pentagon, who brought to light the existence of the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program, an initiative whose purpose was to detect possible flying objects of dubious origin and which, in the absence of results, ended up being abandoned.
5 NAZI SCIENTISTS RECRUITED BY THE U.S.
With concentration camps filled with a defenseless human population and subjected to their whims, Germany allowed its scientists to conduct experiments outside the bounds of all ethics. Some of them ended up being judged in the Court of Nuremberg.
After the victory of the Allies, many of these German researchers abandoned their careers. But others were quickly captured by the victorious powers like the United States and the USSR in exchange for a pardon, a new residence and a new career, especially if their specialization was nuclear physics, the most coveted technology of the time.
A well-known example is that of Wernhern von Braun, a mechanical and aerospace engineer who ended up nationalizing as an American after NASA signed him up for the design of its rockets through Operation Paperclip ordered by the White House.
6 EXPERIMENTS WITH THE BLACK POPULATION
Fortunately, today the principles of bioethics are an authority that scientists must obey before launching a clinical trial involving human beings. However, years ago researchers acted freely, many of them leaving aside any hint of morality.
One of the most chilling examples is the Tuskegee Case, a study of syphilis conducted in 1932, which involved 600 African-American men as subjects.
The purpose of the experiment, developed by the U.S. Public Health Service, was to test the natural progression of the venereal disease.
Being an impoverished community in the state of Alabama, where racial segregation laws were in effect, they were told that they would be treated for free. But they were injected with a placebo and no control was placed on the development of the disorder. In fact, even after penicillin was accepted as a safe treatment, they were not told the news, so many ended up dying in terrible pain, infecting their partners in many cases.
7 ALCOHOL POISONING DURING THE DRY LAW
In the 1920s, during the dry law, the United States government was unable to stop the proliferation of clandestine places to sell alcohol.
For this reason, they chose to increase the doses of methanol in these drinks, a substance used in adulterated liquors that can be very poisonous in not too high quantities.
A chemist told The Times at the time that the aim was to discourage drinkers from losing their taste for alcohol. But even that was not enough, so many ended up getting sick, or even dying.
After reading this, I suppose you can easily come to the conclusion that these theories are not always as far-fetched as they seem. Now all that remains is to analyze the current theories, and what better candidate than COVID-19?
I'm not going to get into a discussion about the evidence these people provide, but I'll do something simpler, I'll leave the evidence itself for you to analyze.
First of all, here is a document from the rokefeller foundation, in which different possible scenarios to which our society can evolve are analyzed. Please note that this is a document of the YEAR 2010.
In this video you can see a doctor talking about transhumanism and the COVID-19 vaccine.
I do not ask you to believe these theories blindly, just consider the possibility and keep an open mind.
Thanks for your attention.