Creating Conspiracy: 4am Mystery

creating conspiracy

Many so-called mysteries are presented so skillfully that they look true. It is an art and a science to create a mystery: choose the subject, find all kinds of connections and coincidences, join them in a favorable way, make a story out of it and present it in a believable way.Poet Rives does a great job of showing the absurdity of some mystery or conspiracy stories that are created by folding history into a series of coincidences surrounding the subject.

Michel said he would send this talk to all the people who are going to come up with another conspiracy theory or mystery story that does not feel to make much sense…

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You can also watch this video on TED page. There is option to see the transcript of the speech. And if you need to see the translation to your language – it is also possible on TED page.

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