- C= Culprit ,in this case Corona
- C= Confinement in the form of Lock down
- C= Conspiracy angle of Conspiracy theories
With Covid causing lock down,our conspirator theorists are energized.
Rumor mills have started blooming and are running overtime.
Misinformation is enjoying it’s ride on the internet.
What is ‘conspiracy theory’ ?
Dictionary.Com defines it as ‘ A theory that rejects the standard explanation for an event and instead credits a covert group or organisation with carrying out a secret plot
And conspiracy theorists ?
Cambridge Dictionary says
Someone who believes in a Conspiracy theory :
Is conspiracy a natural primate behavior?
I guess so.
1. 5 G mobile network spreads the virus
How does it happen ? 5 G alters people’s immune system and changes DNA,making one susceptible to infection.
This resulted in acts of vandalism occurred on 5 G wireless towers
Corona virus is a lab made bio weapon and escaped due to somebody’s mishandling of the virus and that the deep state is involved in its production.
Some conspiracy theorists blaming Bill Gates for creating this pandemic.
They are referring to Gates 2015 Ted talk,where in he was trying to bring awareness a pandemic that could happen.
People forget the fact that he is the largest donor of WHO,and helping under developed and developing countries and a visionary.
4. Bank Notes
Case study-UK £20 bank notes.
It’s said that new UK £ 20 banks notes has got image of Corona virus and also 5 G mask.
The fact is ,5 G tower symbol corresponds to a Lighthouse & the suspected corona image is based on staircase at Tate Britain Art Gallery
5. Busy in making a fortune in times of distress
Multinational are readying to make a killing in Corona vaccine sales.
The following link gives in depth analysis of the Covid misinformation.
What is your best response?
“I don’t know” is how I reply to people with conspiracy theories about the coronavirus. This avoids going down their rabbit hole.” Rupert Wolfe-Murray
Philosophy Through Photography