9/11 conspiracy theories debunked

09/09/11 Robert Lorei
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This Sunday marks the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

Millions of Americans still believe that the 9/11 terror attacks were part of a well organized, highly orchestrated plot, carried out with precision. A poll commissioned by the BBC found that one in seven Americans thinks 9/11 was a staged act. One in four 16-24 year olds think it was a conspiracy.

Yesterday we carried an interview with Richard Gage, founder of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth. He believes that controlled explosions brought down three World Trade Center skyscrapers on 9/11, not damage from direct hits by airplanes. Gage is a leader in the 9/11 Conspiracy movement.

Today we’ll hear the other side. Our guest is David Dunbar executive editor of Popular Mechanics who co-edited the book DEBUNKING 9/11 MYTHS: WHY CONSPIRACY THEORIES CAN’T STAND UP TO THE FACTS. (Hearst)

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Robert Lorei

So many flaws in this article... "One in four 16-24 year olds think it was a conspiracy." EVERYTHING IS A CONSPIRACY, as if you honestly know the whole truth.

Weapons of Mass Corruption

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Forensic Evidence is Not Conspiracy

Hello all. I am familiar with Richard Gage and AE911Truth, so I can tell you that the organization does not conspire. It brings forth crucial forensic evidence that was not addressed by the NIST report. That is not conspiracy. The WTC7 mystery of 8 stories of free-fall is not explained by NIST, and is a glaring hole in their "final report." Moreover, their unscientific approach (assuming that explosives were not involved in the destruction, therefore not looking for them) is embarrassing, and above all, unverifiable, since they will not release their data "for reasons of public safety." How can architectural information danger public safety? I am NOT one for conspiracy; neither is Gage, who is an experience professional. We are, however, for REAL scientific investigation--because that's the only path to REAL justice for the victims and their families. How tragic we are deceived by this unscientific explanation!

Healing Through Truth

The beginning of science is observation. When approached objectively, proof of the explosive demolition of The WTC is undeniable. All Americans were traumatized by the events of 9/11. Yet, accepting the truth, that our government is not the great protector and provider we thought it was, is almost impossible for most people. If healing of our country as individuals and a society is ever to happen, we all need to work to accept then demand the truth. The most obvious smoking gun is Building 7. Start there. Go to Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth, Firefighters for 9/11 Truth, Military Officers for 9/11 Truth, Pilots for 9/11 Truth, the list of professionals who have laid their reputations on the line is endless. To me it is wrong to stand idly by while others are making such a valiant effort. Please, I encourage everyone to look seriously into this matter. Thank you

Oh look… tinfoil hats are everywhere!!!

I saw "proof" that it was the aliens that did it… not sure if they were legal or not!!!

Use Your Head

Science depends not only on observation, but also reason. If the towers (any of them) were blown up by explosives, why would the perpetrators wait for hours until every camera in the world was focused on them before pulling the trigger? That would expose their trickery from all angles wouldn't it? Yet there is not even a suggestion of evidence of explosives being used. Use your head, dummy. Not everything is a conspiracy. Some things are real.

hmmm.. maybe you're right

hmmm.. that makes sense. You have a good point there. I'll have to reconsider my opinion... hmmm..