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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsAstronomy & Space · 1 month ago

Why do some people insist that the moon landings were staged - what makes them say such outlandish dumb things ?

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  • James
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
    Favourite answer

    Scientific illiteracy.

  • zipper
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Because there are people out there that refuse to except any thing unless they see it or take part in it them selves. That is why some people refuse to believe that the Helacost even took place; they did not see it so there for it is a lie!

  • 1 month ago

    It gets all the people that know better all riled up.

    The same idiot that whacks a hornet nest with a stick.

  • ?
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    Lack of a science education is a strong contributing factor. They don't know what is real and what is not. They are also easily impressed and gullible, so they fall prey to whatever conspiracy theory has the gaudiest graphics, the most dramatic background music and the smarmiest presenter. It makes them feel special to be told they have secret knowledge.

    It is a well known mix of characteristics that psychologists already study. Beware that these people also have a tendency to be obnoxious and when proven wrong their only retort is insults and aggression. Leave them to their delusions.

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Because they are as dumb as a bag of Cats

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Because insisting that the moon landings were staged 

    is 'fashionable' and tends to supply the idiots who ignore 

    the facts, with all of the attention that they seem to need.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    The only people that say the landings were fake were people that weren't around at the time, and rather than accept that the single most important achievement of modern society occurred before their precious little selves were born, they choose to deny and discredit it.

    Sort of like people that say the US election was stolen when all the evidence (from both sides) prove it was not.

  • 1 month ago

    Because they are dumb. Any conspiracy theory is easy to reject if one just spent a little time thinking about it.

    To be true the USSR had to have been complicit with the USA. That would be the most far-fetched of all conspiracy theories.

  • 1 month ago

    One reason is that they don't trust authority and don't like things which appear to contradict their world view, and another is that having unusual beliefs that can be shared with others makes for a small and closeknit community of people who agree on stuff.

  • 1 month ago

    They are young, it's a fad, and they don't understand that the hostile Russians and Chinese would not have been likely to cooperate in "faking" it.

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