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Yeah, some guy was posting stuff from the QAnon-related “Swiss Policy Research” website and calling it peer-reviewed scientific studies.If they do supply their "research", it turns out to be fabricated BS from some fly-by-night "news" source or some questionable "authority".
Which means you end up looking up that "research" yourself so you can debunk it with factual information...and they in turn tell you why that information is not to be trusted, which goads you to prove why it is...
...and on and on and hideously on.
Which is why in years past I'd actually argue points with people. Though they might not want to accept it, it was easy enough to show that Saddam did not in fact have the WMD Bush claimed he did. Try to take that tactic about the vaccine with a Q supporter, and all you end up doing is falling down a conspiratorial rabbit hole of ever-diminishing logic and reason.
And who has that kind of time?
That's why, at MR, I sort of gave up and began responding to that kind of idiocy with mockery.
You can imagine how that went down with the current mods.
It's not that I set out to be a hit-and-run troll. I'll discuss anything with someone who can be reasoned with, and I'll back down when I'm wrong. It's just that prolonged arguments with those kinds of people are akin to trying to sweep the beach clean of sand.