Below is a link to a survey done in Canada claiming that many Canadians are falling victim to conspiracy theories; specifically the idea that Canadians think the government is evil and is out to get them.
In reality, these Canadians think the government is stupid, incompetent, and greedy.
When reading the survey, replace the term “conspiracy theory” with “government incompetence and greed” and you will be closer to the truth.
Archived link… https://archive.ph/5im6y
Although… those conspiracy “theories” are quite true.
What happens when we no longer have any God (or gods) to look up to? What happens when men become their own gods? What happens when “the will” becomes the highest ideal?
Israel was purged of their tendency to worship false gods with their exile. Their house was cleansed of that demon. But eventually they turned their own religion into a false one and were worse off than before the exile.
When a society becomes Christian, all the old religions are displaced. There can be no going back. No one can become a child again. What replaces Christianity?
“When an unclean spirit goes out of a man, he goes through dry places, seeking rest, and finds none. Then he says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’ And when he comes, he finds it empty, swept, and put in order. Then he goes and takes with him seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter and dwell there; and the last state of that man is worse than the first. So shall it also be with this wicked generation.”Matthew 12:43-45 NKJV