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6 Netflix Shows About Conspiracy Theories To Boggle Your Mind

Now that the 2020 General Elections are well behind us and everyone is just about done having a phD in politics, here’s something else to (pretend to) be an expert on—Conspiracies.

If you’ve emerged more knowledgeable and way more of a thinker from the 2017 Shane Dawson era on YouTube, then you should be A-OK keeping up with these 6 series.

Here are 6 shows about conspiracy theories to catch on Netflix—some will leave you questioning everything you knew.

1. The Family

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Unless you’ve been living under a sheltered rock of rainbows and roses, the concept of the Illuminati should sound vaguely familiar. Netflix’s “The Family”, however, posits that the real group in power is none other than a conservative Christian group, known as the Family or the Fellowship.

Supposedly, the Family wields immense power over money and politics in the United States, and in turn, the world. America might not be that secular state that is often thought of as when it is uncovered that the church and the state have been in cahoots for reasons yet unknown to mankind.

Who should watch it: The one who stands by the theory that Mark Zuckerberg is, indeed, a lizard man.

The Family | Watch Here

2. Conspiracy

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Of course, this list would be incomplete without this 12-episode series named as such. Each episode centres a brand new conspiracy theory, making the show light and easy to follow. Well, ‘light’ might not exactly be the word to describe heavy topics like the moon landing, but you catch my drift.

If you’re an absolute sucker for theories about aliens, untold assassinations, classified government information, and even the down and dirty of Hollywood, “Conspiracy” is an absolute must-catch.

Who should watch it: The one with about a hundred conspiracy theories to take up with the government.

Conspiracy | Watch Here

3. Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers

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Speaking of aliens, who better to hear it from than the man who blew the whistle on Area 51 himself? For years, there’s been a running association of Area 51 to Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) and justly so.

Seeing how Pentagon released the footage of UFOs just this year, the sneaking suspicion of otherworldly entities has now been crystallised in reality. Hang tight to your seat as Bob Lazar explains the technology he worked with and why he’s being silenced.

Who should watch it: Anyone looking for confirmation of intelligent life beyond Earth.

Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers | Watch Here

4. Unacknowledged: An Exposé of the World’s Greatest Secret

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“We’re not alone, we never were”. According to Steven M. Greer, extraterrestrials are more than real, and in fact have been interacting with humans since World War II.

“In late June of 1947, three extraterrestrial craft were downed outside Roswell Air Force Base using a new Scalar radar system,” he wrote. Purportedly, there exists a new physics and energy system that could replace all propulsion systems on Earth. This means we no longer need gas, coal, oil, nor nuclear plants. If true, this could be truly revolutionary for mankind.

Who should watch it: The one eagerly awaiting the big reveal.

Unacknowledged: An Exposé of the World’s Greatest Secret | Watch Here

5. Wormwood

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In a succinct six-episode series, Wormwood explores the peculiar death of an American scientist who found himself in the thick of MK-Ultra—a famed top-secret Cold War programme. The government wrote it off as an accident, claiming that he had simply fallen out of a window but his son is certain that there’s more than meets the eye.

Watch covers get blown and secrets get uncovered in this whirlwind of a sequence.

Who should watch it: The one who fervently believes in the veracity of the Russian Sleep Experiment.

Wormwood | Watch Here

6. The Great Hack

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In a world that’s increasingly being taken online, data becomes a valuable and coveted asset. Used for good, it can enhance user experience and create meaningful virtual interactions. If fallen into the wrong hands, it could be weaponised to wage cultural and political warfare.

It tells the story of how Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics company, came to symbolise the dark side of social media in the wake of the 2016 US presidential election.

Who should watch it: Anyone still wondering what exactly went down during the 2016 presidential elections.

The Great Hack | Watch Here

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