Imagine a picture puzzle.... It comes in a box filled with
hundreds of pieces. When assembled, it may depict a landscape, perhaps,
with large swatches of blue sea and blue sky. Imagine my mind is like
one of those picture puzzles, and so is yours. I take one of those blue
puzzle pieces, give it to you, and declare, “Here's a bit of
the picture in my mind. I give it to you so you can see the picture I
Culture as conspiracy theory
“Oh, you and your conspiracy theories!”
Yeah, well, I tell ya what:
When a small group of people try to fool a bigger group,
I call it conspiracy.
When a small group of people try to fool themselves, I call it denial.
When we all try to fool each other, I call it culture.
It appears that Dr. X found this to be a useful model.