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The United States of Conspiracy

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The editors at Best Psychology Degrees decided to research the topic of:

The United States of Conspiracy

12 of the weirder things Americans believe.


- Barack Obama is the anti-Christ (13%)
- A "New World Order" is conspiring to rule the world (28%)
- The government covered up a UFO crash at Roswell in 1947 (21%)
- Bigfoot and Sasquach (14%)
- The moon landing was faked (7%)
- Paul McCartney died in 1966 and was replaced by a lookalike so The Beatles could continue (5%)
- The government adds fluoride to the water supply for sinister (not health) reasons (9%)
- Shape-shifting reptile people control the world (4%)
- Exhaust seen in the sky behind airplanes is actually chemicals sprayed by the government for sinister reasons (5%)
- The sun revolves around the earth (18%)
- The media or the government add secret mind-controlling technology to TV broadcast signals (15%)
- The number 13 brings bad luck (18%)

Sources


- http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/pdf/2011/PPP_Release_National_ConspiracyTheories_040213.pdf
- http://urbanlegends.about.com/cs/historical/a/friday_the_13th.htm
- http://www.gallup.com/poll/3742/New-Poll-Gauges-Americans-General-Knowledge-Levels.aspx


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