This site shows the many different questions surrounding Sandy Hook. It makes it clear that there are still things about the shooting that were not properly explained, or if they were explained, the explanation did not satisfy people fully. This site is an example of various questions surrounding Sandy Hook that people came up with due to the lack of evidence that the media failed to fully elaborate on.
Baldwin uses language as a term that expresses how individuals are able to communicate, understand and comprehend the world around them. Language is directly tied to conspiracy theories in the sense that it is the primary way for this theory to gain momentum and support. Within this piece the reader will find how language defines its author and the way in which it perceived.
This is quite an interesting source regarding one of the most widely used forms of communication and technology today. It enhances my argument that humans rely on their keen sense of pattern recognition to go through our everyday life, and that sometimes we can pick up patterns in truly patternless situations.
I felt this sight was relatively useful because it analyzes many major speeches and interviews to find specific and oftentimes downright scary findings. It was the only website I was able to find like this.
“How Stuff Works” is very successful show on The Discovery Channel. This is a channel known for having reliable scientific resources within its many websites and forums. This helped me to further analyze the odds of certain events that happen on a day to day basis.
This source talks about the “evidence” that supports why and how Obama orchestrated Sandy Hook. It brings up many different aspects of the event and talks about why each issue is not true to what the media said. This is an interesting source because it shows how one event can have many different reasons as to why it happened. It shows how far people will research or think up other reasons as to why something happened even when all the other evidence is shown.
This source was a great example to go along with the little woods law. It took a story that seems very untrue, and gave some reason behind it.
Here’s Why People Believe In Conspiracy Theories/The Influence of Control on Belief in Conspiracy Theories: Conceptual and Applied Extensions
I chose this source because I know Time is a credible source, and they have good reputation. They made some good points about why people would believe in conspiracy theories, so I decided to use this source because of that.
I picked this source because I thought it brought up good points about social media. I think that social media has a huge impact on how word spread, especially rumors, so I thought this was a good source to pick because it brought that up.
The intention in using this piece towards the collective argument, that conspiracy theories and the way people place their beliefs in them is due to said individuals having a specific opinion on a conflict. This piece is provided as an example that proves how these conspiracies gain momentum.
I chose this source because I thought it was a pretty credible source, seeing it’s a .org. This site is a conspiracy site, so I thought it was interesting to see how many facts they came up with and to use them in my project, really helped.
This piece articulates how conspiracy theories are believed and created. This sources also uses specific examples of how these theories are derived and how they plan on the emotions of individuals with specific personal & political beliefs.