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An Open Letter to a 9/11 Truther

Via The Muertos Blog:

First, before I get into the answers, I’d like to explain a few things, including my rationale both for responding to you and for presenting 9/11 debunking material on Twitter in the first place. I have been debunking conspiracy theories for over 6 years now, and I’ve come to realize that, for the most part, arguing with 9/11 Truthers is a waste of time.

Not only is there not a shred of evidence that 9/11 was an “inside job,” but to believe that it was a government conspiracy — whether of the MIHOP or LIHOP persuasion — requires an abrogation of logic and critical thinking so total that it becomes quite clear that “9/11 inside job” is essentially a faith-based proposition, like religion. I have no realistic hope of convincing you to abandon a basically religious belief. Therefore, I am not answering these questions in an attempt to convince you that 9/11 was not an “inside job.” I cannot do that.

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