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How to Overcome Emotional Barriers to 9/11 Truth

How many times has this happened to you? You are explaining to someone some of the rational, logical reasons why the official story of 9/11 can't be true, perhaps explaining how WTC 7 fell in the exact manner of a professionally planned controlled demolition -- a job which would typically take weeks to prepare -- when out comes a 'thought stopper' phrase like:

"That's just another conspiracy theory!" or ...

"Do you also believe in Big Foot and tin foil hats?"

Or perhaps the person gets angry and/or agitated. Facts no longer matter at that point, and you can tell the person does not want to hear any more. For example, the following response came from someone after they were given a 20-minute summary of 9/11 Truth information:

"I wouldn't believe that, even if it were true!"

That reaction defies all logic and reason. But it clearly illustrates just how irrational some peoples' defenses can be. Here are a few more honest responses/defenses:

"As long as my wife and kids are fine and we can live the life style we have, the truth is, I don't really care what happened on 9/11."
"I would not want to live in a world where such a thing could be true."
"You can't expect someone to listen to information that turns their world upside down."
"I'm not sure I want to know. If this is true, then up would be down and down would be up. My life would never be the same."
"Look, I have to admit that I seriously resist anyone messing with my worldview!"

Why So Much Resistance to 9/11 Truth?

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You answered your question.

People feel threatened when their cultural world views are challenged and threatened. The barriers people erect to stop the flow of information can be in the form of mild displeasure or can take the form of name calling, conspiracy theorist, the tin foil hat comment or sometimes worse, them's fightin words. It really depends on how committed people are to their own world views as they think they know them to be. I imagine this is where the term "sticking your head in the sand" came from countering the comments on the other side.

The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it; ignorance may deride it. But in the end, there it is...Winston Churchill.

yeah, I`ve met people that really get offended about the truth.

Some of them act like I told them their mother was a whore. I guess it`s the government school system indoctrination that keeps them from seeing or even hearing an opposing point of view - the truth.

It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people that pay no price for being wrong.
Thomas Sowell