Brain On Fire: My Problem (or: A Poor Life Choice)

Do we choose what our interests are, or are our interests the product of our experiences? Or are we just hard-wired with a preprogrammed attraction to certain topics? I have no idea. And that is not the topic of this post. This post is about my problem. And my problem, as I have recently come to realize, is largely due to my interests. Read this one. It’s weird, and it’s personal.

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The Godliness of Conspiracy Theories

Well, they got me again. This time it was the closing of the AURA solar observatory in the aptly-named Sunspot unincorporated community, at Sacramento Peak, New Mexico. And I was hooked! So much so that I had to write this post about it, and diverge off into a blathering rant regarding the absurd implications of other people’s reactions to it.

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Q Anon and the “Gathering Storm” Conspiracy Thread

I remember when Q used to just harass the crew of the Starship Enterprise… This whole “Q Anon/The Storm” plot is ridiculous. What is “Q”? Q’s followers say he is either one person or a group of people deep inside an “alliance” involving the U.S. military and the NSA dropping clues to an impending take-down (“Gathering Storm”) of the Satanic liberal agenda that has been in control of the U.S. since… maybe the 1950s? To more discerning researchers, however, it appears that some guy with too much time on his hands strung together all the better conspiracy theories — something that is not hard to do without any “insider information” at all. It has been done by folks like Jim Marrs, David Icke, and William Bramley for decades.

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