Re: [OPE] 'conspiracy theory'

From: Paul Zarembka <>
Date: Fri Jan 01 2010 - 15:42:25 EST


A general statement that the rise of a myth "mirrors the decline of the
Left" cuts so many different ways as to be a useless assertion. One
formulation, e.g., can claim the the decline of the Left has
sustained/permitted/mirrored the Bush myth about 9/11.

In other words, you are avoiding saying what you mean. Paul

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Dave Zachariah wrote:
> On 2010-01-01 19:18, Jerry wrote:
>> THe "New World Order" isn't the name of a conspiracy theory. It was
>> the name given by George H.W. Bush at about the time of the Gulf War
>> for his grand - and failed - scheme for international relations.
> Not only does the history of the term go back to the early 20th
> century, i.e. before H.W. Bush, it is also a general concept employed
> in the genre of conspiracy myths pioneered by 'Protocols of the Elders
> of Zion':
> <>
> I couldn't be bothered with the myths as such. My concern here is
> rather that their rise mirrors the decline of the Left as a political
> and intellectual force.
> //Dave Z
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