Conspiracy Theories

The Foucault's Pendulum Effect

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Following up on last week's post about building your own conspiracy theories, I point you to the saga of David Levine, a man who wrote a game, posted it on the World Wide Web, and learned 15 years later that it had been incorporated into an elaborate theory about aliens and government cover-ups.

Bonus: A modern-day John Todd who came across Steve Jackson's satiric Illuminati card game, heard a garbled account of the unrelated Secret Service raid on Jackson's offices, and concluded that the deck of cards is the key to understanding the New World Order: