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Someone remind me why they're called conspiracy *theories* ? - Grin with cat attached
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Someone remind me why they're called conspiracy *theories* ? Mar. 18th, 2004 05:10 pm
http://www.guardian.co.uk/Media/site/story/0,14173,1172627,00.html
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From: flewellyn
Date: March 18th, 2004 - 11:38 am (Link)
In this case, they're conspiracy theories because they are well-formulated ideas that fit the facts and have stood up to repeated testing and investigation.

Otherwise, they'd be conspiracy hypotheses, or conjectures. ;-)