Conspiracy theories are an atrempt to grasp the "big picture" of history.
"We believe that many of the major world events that ate shaping
destinies occur because somebody or somebodies have planned them that
way," mused conservative author Gary Allen. "If we were merely dealing
with the law of averages, half of the events affecting our nation's wellbeing
should be good for America. If we were dealing with mere incompetence,
our leaders should occasionally make a mistake in our favor. . ..
We are not really dealing with coincidence or stupidity, but with planning
from the book Rule By Secrecy---Jim Marrs