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What was the First Conspiracy Theory?
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(09-14-2018, 04:58 AM)phxsparks Wrote:
(09-14-2018, 04:55 AM)T-Dub Wrote:
(09-14-2018, 04:54 AM)phxsparks Wrote: It was probably a theory that Julius Caesar was scheming to reduce the precious metal content in Roman coins.  In favor of pot metal and tin.

I believe this was an actual theory.  It was only proven after the demise of the Empire.

Some things never change...

Yeah, what happened to all the 1964 and before quarters and dimes?

I have many.  They are in a plastic 1 gallon freezer bag.  In my safe.  I'm sure many people have a lot more of these.

I ended up selling all mine when I was getting 4 bucks a piece for them. Hard times forced my hand. damn it. Chuckle
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(09-14-2018, 04:59 AM)T-Dub Wrote:
(09-14-2018, 04:58 AM)phxsparks Wrote:
(09-14-2018, 04:55 AM)T-Dub Wrote: Yeah, what happened to all the 1964 and before quarters and dimes?

I have many.  They are in a plastic 1 gallon freezer bag.  In my safe.  I'm sure many people have a lot more of these.

I ended up selling all mine when I was getting 4 bucks a piece for them. Hard times forced my hand. damn it. Chuckle

If I was to need cash, I would do the same thing. Heartflowers
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#13
(09-14-2018, 04:54 AM)phxsparks Wrote:
(09-14-2018, 04:20 AM)T-Dub Wrote: To be realistic though they probably existed when man first learned to communicate with one another.

It was probably a theory that Julius Caesar was scheming to reduce the precious metal content in Roman coins.  In favor of pot metal and tin.

I believe this was an actual theory.  It was only proven after the demise of the Empire.

Some things never change...

That might be the oldest that turned out to be proven true...
Chaos always wins because it's better organized.  - Terry Pratchett
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#14
When Cain killed Able and Satan told him "you can rule the world".
Cain's descendents built Babel (Ur) and the tower that would "reach unto the place of God".
God decided they were getting too uppity and scattered them to the four corners of the earth and "confused their language" .
I will not go quietly into the night......
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(09-14-2018, 05:27 AM)Grendelmort Wrote: When Cain killed Able and Satan told him "you can rule the world".
Cain's descendents built Babel (Ur) and the tower that would "reach unto the place of God".
God decided they were getting too uppity and scattered them to the four corners of the earth and "confused their language" .

Is that a conspiracy? If so, then wouldn't Satan comspiring with a third of the angels to overthrow God come first?
Chaos always wins because it's better organized.  - Terry Pratchett
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(09-14-2018, 05:33 AM)Octopus Prime Wrote:
(09-14-2018, 05:27 AM)Grendelmort Wrote: When Cain killed Able and Satan told him "you can rule the world".
Cain's descendents built Babel (Ur) and the tower that would "reach unto the place of God".
God decided they were getting too uppity and scattered them to the four corners of the earth and "confused their language" .

Is that a conspiracy? If so, then wouldn't Satan comspiring with a third of the angels to overthrow God come first?

Naa, God created man and Satan was jealous because he was #3 so he (Satan) decided to throw a wrench in the works.
The war in heaven happens in the early days of man, that is where the Nephilem came from - "there were giants in those days, men of old, men of renown" ....
I will not go quietly into the night......
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(09-14-2018, 05:41 AM)Grendelmort Wrote:
(09-14-2018, 05:33 AM)Octopus Prime Wrote:
(09-14-2018, 05:27 AM)Grendelmort Wrote: When Cain killed Able and Satan told him "you can rule the world".
Cain's descendents built Babel (Ur) and the tower that would "reach unto the place of God".
God decided they were getting too uppity and scattered them to the four corners of the earth and "confused their language" .

Is that a conspiracy? If so, then wouldn't Satan comspiring with a third of the angels to overthrow God come first?

Naa, God created man and Satan was jealous because he was #3 so he (Satan) decided to throw a wrench in the works.
The war in heaven happens in the early days of man, that is where the Nephilem came from - "there were giants in those days, men of old, men of renown" ....

True...and another piece of the puzzle clicks for me
Chaos always wins because it's better organized.  - Terry Pratchett
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#18
(09-14-2018, 04:20 AM)T-Dub Wrote: To be realistic though they probably existed when man first learned to communicate with one another.

Back then, they called them prophecies.
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(09-14-2018, 05:50 AM)Gentoo Wrote:
(09-14-2018, 04:20 AM)T-Dub Wrote: To be realistic though they probably existed when man first learned to communicate with one another.

Back then, they called them prophecies.

Damn, you're right.......
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#20
The first one was "How to Serve Man"

...get it?
In times of universal Idiocy... Critical thought becomes a revolutionary act! CUI BONO?
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