The reptilians have invaded Motherboard:
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According to a 2013 poll, as many as 12 million Americans believe in the possibility that reptilian overlords rule our country—that’s intergalactic, shape-shifting lizards in Congress and on TV. Granted, the lizards-in-people-suits theory is one of the less popular in the nation; according to the same poll, 21 million believe the moon landing was faked. A hundred and sixteen million think climate change is a hoax.
Mock those statistics if you want, but here’s the thing about conspiracy theories: They’re only theories until their hypotheses turn out to be rooted in non-fiction. As one prominent and level-headed researcher, Joseph Uscinski, told The Atlantic last week, “I think every single one has a better than zero percent probability of being true.” Ask any activist who went to a “no-phones meeting” before it was unearthed that the NSA can turn your device on to remotely listen in to your conversation.