'' Conspiracy theory 'is in the daily speech somewhat close to a curse word. Calling a claim for a conspiracy theory in practice means stamping it as junk, on the verge of the insane, or at least not something that should be taken seriously. ”
I can sign this. This is exactly how the term is used in the political struggle. If you disagree with or oppose a political point of view, instead of coming up with counter-arguments, you can choose to label it as a "conspiracy theory" and if you succeed, your opponent will be defined from the political vocabulary.
The words are not mine. They are in the book KonspiraNorge by John Færseth, published by Humanist Forlag in 2013. And if there is a man in the Norwegian public who is an expert in using the term in this way, it is the same Færseth, most recently in a recent outcome against the editor of Ny Time, Truls. . .
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