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9/11: Falsifiablity

9/11 truthers are guilty of making their theory impervious to falsification. Yeah I said it. This isn’t intended as an ad-hominem attack, I’m merely attempting to understand the psychology of truthers and sadly I’ve come to find that their logic … Continue reading

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9/11: Special Pleading

A common logical fallacy amongst the 9/11 truth movement is called special pleading. To explain this concept I summon Carl Sagan and his definition of special pleading found in his book The Demon-Haunted World: special pleading, often to rescue a … Continue reading

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Quote-Mines: Creationism and the 9/11 Truth Movement

Over time I have come to find numerous similarities between creationists and the 9/11 truth movement. One of the most glaring problems with both groups is the use of quote-mining, otherwise known as selecting sections of a quote that seem … Continue reading

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9/11 Theories: “Fell Into Its Own Footprint”

The twin towers did not fall into their own footprints and neither did WTC7. This is not a matter of opinion, but a stone-cold fact…and I like facts. So what exactly does it mean for a building to fall into … Continue reading

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9/11 Conspiracy Theories: Doublethink

The one consistency 9/11 truth members are guilty of is using inconsistent logic. To break it into simple terms, inconsistent logic is adhering to two contrary beliefs and making them fit into one unified theory. George Orwell said it best … Continue reading

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