… incredible

I was in a debate today in which the person I was speaking with said – with conviction – that she believes the goal of government policy in Canada was and is the complete eradication of native people. I asked if she considered “eradication” a synonym for “genocide”… she did.

Conspiracy theory “… [is] used almost exclusively to refer to any fringe theory which explains an historical or current event as the result of a secret plot by conspirators of almost superhuman power and cunning.”

Who would imagine such thinking would influence public debate and public policy in 21st century Canada.