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Reminds me of poster I saw in dude's house way way back in my stoner days...

"I know I'm paranoid, but am I paranoid enough?"

I like that quote... thanks for sharing. I've also followed that vein of thought since the Snowden leaks.

I was aware of government surveillance before the Snowden leaks. I was always considered a "crazy conspiracy theorist". I didn't have concrete proof, but strong evidence. Looking back, I find it was odd that I was really dismissive of the FBI Spy Planes [0] that I had occasionally heard about. They seemed inefficient and far-fetched and I considered those people to be crazy conspiracy theorists. Woops.

After the Snowden leaks, I stopped being so dismissive of conspiracy theorists. I don't necessarily take them very seriously or believe them - but I don't treat them like they are claiming leprechauns exist. Unless there's a more reasonable or scientific explanation available, such as with "chemtrails". I'm still readily dismissive of that theory... just normal contrails.

[0] http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/02/fbi-surveillance-fl...

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