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#BoomerAdvice or pro-Turkey botnet? Let’s find out, shall we?

cc: @ZellaQuixote
@ZellaQuixote Answer: a botnet, and we’ve seen it before. The bots in question push their messaging by piggybacking on unrelated trending topics. Since our previous thread, the network has evolved. (Accounts tweet in English and Turkish; we focused on English content.)
@ZellaQuixote This botnet repeats the same tweets across multiple accounts, generally with a variety of different trending topics attached. We used these repeated phrases to map out the network, which consists of (at least) 993 accounts.
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Study history.

If you do, you'll see that millenarianism is cyclical and shared by all cultures.

Millenarianists create a timetable for the apocalyptic changing of the world.
And guess what?

Millenarists are always wrong.

Climate-change cultists are no different from cargo cultists.
Melanesians were the first cargo cultists.

During World War II, they saw things they didn't understand, such as aircraft.

The aircraft delivered bounty. Such as canned Spam.
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