Conspiracy theories offer explanations for why certain needs, especially control, are unmet.

These explanations then stand in place for the meeting of those needs, making them particularly addictive as the original problem is no longer being explored for solving. Similarly, gossipping and rumors also seeks to form social bonds, between those experiencing diminished self-worth 4B6C4B9.


  • Conspiracy theories come from powerless groups 0G5E6E.