John F. Kennedy's The Problem With Conspiracy Theories?

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Friday, November 22nd, 1963 began just like any other day in the United States, except this day would change the history of the US for decades ahead. Our 35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, woke up that day with a few basic goals planned on his visit to Texas, including to raise more democratic party fund contributions, mend political fences of the Texas Democratic Party fighting amongst themselves, and begin his journey into re-election of 1964. Kennedy began his day with these three goals wedged deep in his skull not knowing that a 6.5 Carcano round was the goal of another destined to the same place. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated as he traveled through a motorcade in an open-top limousine in Dallas, …show more content…
Even if the truth were to come out tomorrow, I’m sure a huge amount of the population wouldn’t even take a minute to acknowledge the amazing breakthrough. In the article, “The Problem with Conspiracy Theories”, Colm Ryan states, “for some of these conspiracies to be true, you would need a cast of thousands of actors, all working together. That’s not how the world works.” In other words, the most ridiculous conspiracy could become real if everyone were to act as if it was, just as what is happening today but even this would simply not work. So now you ask what was the point of reading this? Why should I care about opposing views when I can just learn about the truth? And what can I walk away with from reading this? Well I can tell you right now that learning just what is taught to you through school will do you no good. Opening up your mind to conspiracies on a specific topic may sound like a ridiculous thing, but in the long run, you will gain more knowledge covering that topic and curiosity may become relevant. Moreover, poll shows that six in ten Americans believe the assassination of JFK was a conspiracy and seven percent of those believe the CIA was most likely the culprit. So let me ask you now. How would you like to be that four percent believing in exactly what they want you to believe? Open up your mind to new information and possibilities will

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