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On Conspiracy Theories ..

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Truth is relative so I'm not going to make some blanket statement about all conspiracy theories - but I am going to address some of the more pervasive and damaging ones in the current world.
There is a lot of talk about masks, COVID-19 and government control going around right now.  People are resorting to violence to protest masks and closures and a host of other actions taken by governments on the advice of health scientists.  
First off, in Canada at least, I know the people working on the response - all the way to the CPHO.  I am married to someone working 70hr weeks as an executive on Canada's response.  I can tell you without a shadow of a doubt that these people, first and foremost, have the health security of the people in mind in every action they take.
So lets break down a few walls here: 1. This is a government conspiracy to control people.   Play this out for a minute.  If you think that governments can do anything in secret, especially of this scale then you sure…