A conspiracy theory is just a theory that a conspiracy took, or is taking place. I don't see why that has such a negative connotation. It is as though most people thought there has never been a conspiracy ever in any government.
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Oh, except for some reason we just call that, "History," now and deny it's relevance to this conversation.
Yes, I believe in the existence of conspiracies. You'd have to have your head stuck in the dirt not to understand that they are a part of world history, and even American history to an extent. Now whether i think the government is spying on me through my toaster with the help of alien mind control technology stolen from Switzerland bank CEOs? Ehhhhh not so much.