Fallacy icon - Overriding suspicion

Name Description Example
Overriding suspicion Having a nihilistic degree of skepticism towards the official account, preventing belief in anything that doesn’t fit into the conspiracy theory. “Show me one line of evidence for climate change… oh, that evidence is faked!”

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