The Great Decoupling

“They lie to us, we know they’re lying, they know we know they’re lying, but they keep lying anyway, and we keep pretending to believe them.” - Elena Gorokhova Hi, I'm Sean, and I’m a conspiracy theorist. Or at least that’s what I’m told. I believe that powerful, wealthy people lie, cheat, steal and kill in pursuit of their own power and influence. I believe that people for the most part find this fact uncomfortable and would prefer to ignore it. I believe that most people find comfort in authority and would prefer not to have to rigorously interrogate everything they are told and consider whether or not they are being told the truth. I believe that most people would rather follow instructions than have to take responsibility for their own beliefs and actions. I believe that independent thought, moreover its consequences, genuinely scares people shitless.

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