These conspiracy theories are most widely believed and a large percentage of people believe them.

Some might feel that conspiracy theories are relatively new. There are so many about coronavirus, vaccines, politics, and other topics online.

However, there’s nothing new about these alternative views, with the earliest documented examples of a conspiracy theory dating back to Roman times.

And, according to new research by Ipsos MORI, it’s not that unusual to believe in one, either. Nearly half (49%) of the people interviewed believed at least one of these conspiracy theories. “somewhat or very plausible.”

Forty per cent of participants believed that Princess Diana’s death was not an accident, while 32 per cent had alternative theories on state agitators. One quarter of the respondents were skeptical about UFO theories.

The study included 11 examples that showed more people disagreed with conspiracy theory than they agreed. Just 14 percent believed climate change was not caused by human activity, 14% believed 9/11 was a planned incident, and 18% believed the US 2020 election had been set up.

Only two percent of participants were able to find 5G mobile telephone towers theories “plausible”A further 4 per cent thought the Covid vaccine was a cover to implant a microchip.

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In the past, people believed there were. “no coincidences”With a “nothing is as it seems” mentality. People began to see beneath the surface and uncover their true selves. “supposed”The study revealed that intentions are important.

Although social media has carried the torch from previous ideologies, Colin Strong (head of behavioural science at Ipsos MORI) also contributed: “Much of the discussion of conspiracy theories tends to focus on the individual and their possible deficits in effectively evaluating information.”

The study further suggested that “lower-income households and those with fewer qualifications do seem to be slightly more likely to consider the conspiracy theory plausible.”

The results showed that 28% of low-income people found at least one theory plausible, compared to 18% from those with higher incomes.

This is the complete list of conspiracy theories that participants found plausible

  • Diana’s death – 40 per cent 
  • State agitators – 32 per cent 
  • 2008 crash – 29 per cent 
  • UFOs – 25 per cent 
  • Energy Healing – 22 Percent 
  • US 2020 election – 18 per cent 
  • MMR autism – 16% 
  • Climate change – 14 per cent 
  • 9/11 – 14 per cent 
  • 4.5% Covid microchips 
  • 5G Covid – 2 Percent 

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