"And as things fell apart, nobody paid much attention."
Recent picture taken in Gaza.
Luis Soriano and his biblioburros, bringing books to isolated households in Columbia. Photo: Scott Dalton
|—||Haruki Murakami (via aestheticintrovert)|
John F. Kennedy’s Assassination and the Conspiracy Industry, Time Magazine, November 2013
Both of these findings are amplified in the new book Conspiracy Theory in America by political scientist Lance deHaven-Smith, published earlier this year by the University of Texas Press. Professor deHaven-Smith explains why people don’t like being called “conspiracy theorists”: The term was invented and put into wide circulation by the CIA to smear and defame people questioning the JFK assassination! “The CIA’s campaign to popularize the term ‘conspiracy theory’ and make conspiracy belief a target of ridicule and hostility must be credited, unfortunately, with being one of the most successful propaganda initiatives of all time.”