15955 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Are we through with fantasy? Ready to live in a world of reality where, sometimes, things really are as they appear to be?
Here's another conspiracy fact about the land of the free: Tarantino report on TYT.
No, you did not misread me. I do not believe that the government conspired for 911. But, what can not be refuted is that our government has a history of not telling us everything. Their hiding of facts from the American people is not a conspiracy theory; that part is a conspiracy fact. What else is fact is that the American people are throwing away their freedoms or having them removed and that most are blind that this is happening. The following are not theories, the following are indisputed facts, and if we focus on that instead of manufacturing theories of why Bldg 7 was a controlled demolition or concoct strawman stories, then maybe we can all wake up to what's happening and do something about it:
These aren't theories, these are what are.
MK -- Ah good. That's what I thought. :-p
u shah? "Misread?" no not u ... never lol
I'm confused, CaptainPike. The title is "No more conspiracy theories, please!" Did I misread that?
i agree COMPLETELY captain! "... don't take someone's word for it just because they have a lot of letters behind their name." & this goes4any1no matter wat side of the debate he/she iz on. w/that sed, sum ppl DO know wat they r talk'n bout .. it's alwayz gd4one2research further & try2find the info b4it gets censored. i also agree that "We don't know all that there is to know, as it still strikes me as asinine that a flight of over 100 people, including many healthy men on board, could be held hostage by insignificant box knives." not2mention all of the other suspicious circumstances involving 911 (specific VIPs who jus happened2NOT show up4work that day; surveillance video that wuz turned-off; civilian cell phone video that showed the impact contradicting "official statements" etc.)
LoL, okay, MK, you have some valid points, but don't take someone's word for it just because they have a lot of letters behind their name.
Case in point: Some professor out there with an alphabet soup claiming Bldg 7 was a controlled demolition due to the way that it fell, indicating that the only way Bldg 7 could fall the way that it fell was through a controlled demolition and demonstrates how it appears that there were explosions at its base; in his dissertation, he claims that this is the way controlled demolitions are accomplished; that the explosions are all set off at the exact same time in order to achieve the desired result. He is mistaken on a great many points:
Not to get a discussion about Bldg 7 going, but the point is, he is a "scientist with credentials who has spent a great deal of time investigating the matter", but he still does not know what the hell he's talking about, regardless of his impressive resume.
This much I will say: We don't know all that there is to know, as it still strikes me as asinine that a flight of over 100 people, including many healthy men on board, could be held hostage by insignificant box knives.
ur stereotype'n conspiracy theorists w/the same way they r depicted in the fictional films u watch. hvu personally met so many as to determine ur judgement sound? ther r VERY educated men & women whom spend significant time & energy uncovering the truth & u belittle them. i4one appreciate all of the "underground" news i can get cuz i assure u that the mainstream media rarely duz an adequate job (due2a variety of reasons).
@Kaina -- Did you actually bother to read what I wrote? Conspiracy theories are one of those special topics which require careful and deliberate use of language as well as the ability to read/listen carefully in order to avoid talking at cross purposes in order to start making something vaguely resembling intelligent progress in conversation.
Although context would seem to suggest you're responding to me, the content of your message defies that initial hypothesis since you seem to be responding to a conveniently anaemic antagonist who is a creation of your own mind.
If you wish to have a conversation with your anaemic imaginary friend then go right ahead but if you want to have a conversation with me then you must do me the courtesy of actually reading what I write to you.
Happy New Year.
actually .. r those movies good? I'v seen Lincoln Zombie Killer & Lincoln Vampire Hunter@the video store but hvn't rented them yet .. r they worth watch'n?
& if u choose2dismiss ALL of the conspiracy theories then that's ur choice .. but if u choose2believe that ther r NO conspiracies which now or ever existed, then u r sadly mistaken my friend. (jus think of the normal jerk-offs on this site alone whom conspire2sabotage games, purposely time-out, spy on teams, & use engines .. now imagine such ppl in positions of real-life power ..)
@Kaina -- Have you been watching Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter without parental guidance. Look, we've talked about this. Not everything on screen is a fly-on-the-wall documentary.
point taken shah but the powers that be hv obviously conspired@diff times thru-out history & not all such conspiracies hv been brot2light
"There IS a secret society of vampires running the world whom keep themselves incognito!" (however unlike u, i do not mean the fictional variety)
@Pike -- When religious people tell me that they believe this or that on the basis of faith, I ask them if they can give me something to help me distinguish between faith and gullibility because as far as I can tell gullibility is believing things for no good reason and faith is...
@Kaina -- Powerful people frequently attempt to conspire but if history has taught us anything then it is that conspiracies are hard to keep under wraps. Conspiracy theories imagine enemies who are superhuman criminal masterminds. Outside of Marvel Comics, I'm not sure they exist. Often a conspiracy theorist would argue something equivalent to "The very lack of good evidence proves their ingenuity." If we accept that then we are at the mercy of any and every wild claim we may come across.
e.g. "There is a secret cabal of vampires running the world but they keep themselves very well hidden."
did i hear some one mention my name ?
perhaps .. so iz it less "stupid" & "ignorant" & less "mentally ill & deficient" & less "gullible" 2believe that the 'powers that be' NEVER conspire?
Oh, and "gullibility" can be added to the list as well ...
In order to eliminate conspiracy theories you're going to have to eliminate stupidity, ignorance...and various forms of mental illness and deficiencies. I'm not holding my breath here...
lol ... no grammar needed here ... "text-speak" ... lol ... if u want2c evrythng spelled-out correctly then read the blog descriptions & my 'About Me' section ... otherwise it's shorthand4posts like ths1so get-over-it! lol
MK -- I once put it very well on a facebook status update:
"A poverty of evidence leads to an abundance of 'expert' opinions."
See that you guys? Sometimes I can be wise.
P.S.: But seriously, dude. Grammar!!
My Chess Games
Before You Move!
Opening Theory 101
Rules Of Thumb
Basic Checkmate: King and Rook
Basic Checkmate: King and Queen
Surviving the Four Move Mate
Middle Game Tactics
Knights v. Bishops
Kings And Pawns
Chess - Openings
Fried Fox (B00)
Guico Piano (C50-C54)
Chess - General
Chess Annotation Punctuation
Chess Is War
Cheating At Chess
Exercise Your Chess
Chess.com "How To"
Post A Game In A Comment Box
Create Team Matches
How To Create Tournaments
What Tournament Director's Can and Can't Do
How To Create Vote Chess Games
"Don't Shoot The Wounded": Christianity
30 Tips to Forigiveness
Roman and Greek Gods
Good Blogs From Fellow Members
Basic Check Mate Patterns
How To Post YouTube Videos
Cognitive Psychology of Chess
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!