When I talk about the Great Reset, which I actually do less than I should, using links directly to its materials, and in a generally circumspect way, I'm called a conspiracy theorist. It's not a conspiracy theory, though it may well be a conspiracy.
Most people think conspiracies are impossible because eventually someone will leak that they're happening. Large groups can't keep them secret. The Great Reset has never been secret, though, nor have the plans it's meant to enable. People just don't believe that they're real.
I'm with you. I don't want to believe the world might be this different than the way I had assumed it was, but it seems to be the case that it is. Nevertheless, don't listen to cranks on the internet about it (like me, maybe). Go look into it for yourself. It's easy to find.
They publish articles, videos, and even have a podcast. Their stuff is being pushed in the media too.
The International Monetary Fund says they're throwing a TRILLION DOLLARS at this thing.
Corporations are publishing about it, like here, Dropbox tells us the Great Reset is here, "like it or not."
You can think it's a good idea, bad idea, something in the middle, but if you think it's a conspiracy theory, you're simply not paying attention and pretending that makes you better than other people when, in fact, it very much doesn't.
They're not exactly secretive about what their idea is. No privately owned property, no Western liberal values, just the world controlled more or less entirely by them. And you'll be happy.
It's the feature story of TIME Magazine right now. How do people think it's still a conspiracy theory?
UPS is even covering it in detail. UPS. Covering it. In detail.
The Atlantic was telling us how great it was back in 2009.

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