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Do you have a civic morale obligation to at least challenge people who believe in conspiracy theories?
People have a civic morale obligation to challenge those who believe in conspiracy theories.
Some conspiracy theories target certain demographics or even specific people and threaten their safety; therefore it is important to prove that such theories are baseless.
Challenging a person's perception opens up new ways of viewing things and helps people become more empathetic towards one another.
Forces people to re-examine evidence they've might of overlooked or accepted to quickly.
Awakening them from their false reality could encourage them to take part in more civic duties.
An exchange of ideas always leads to good in the long term.
There is often no definitive way to determine whether or not one's claims of conspiracy are false, since common sense varies from person to person.
People who are closed minded will always defend the false world they've created, even to the death.
You bring more attention and legitimacy towards fringe belief systems.
Wasting too much time for very little return. The time and energy spent trying to challenge irrational beliefs could be used for a better cause.
They'll continue to rationalize a conspiracy to something else, the point is to keep people believing speculation as evidence. Its impossible to keep up.
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