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9/11 Conspiracy Theorist Offers $100,000 Prize For Proof Of Official Theory.

  1. Mar 3, 2005 #1
    Jimmy Walter has spent more than $3 million promoting a conspiracy theory the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States were "an inside job" and he is offering more cash to anyone who proves him wrong.

    The millionaire activist is so convinced of a government cover-up he is offering a $100,000 reward to any engineering student who can prove the World Trade Center buildings crashed the way the government says.

    "Of course, we expect no winners," Jimmy Walter, 57, (heir to an $11 million fortune).

    ANY TAKERS?

    See http://www.reopen911.org/
     
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  3. Mar 3, 2005 #2

    russ_watters

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    We have a thread on this in the Skepticism and Debunking forum, so this will probably be moved. In short, though, its impossible to reason with a conspiracy theorist. I watched about all I could stomach of the "Painful Deceptions" video (15 min or so) and it was horrible. It truly defines "argument from ignorance": everything in it is 'I think it looks like" [a missile, a controlled demo, not enough plane debris, etc.] "therefore it is." It is impossible to convince someone who is unwilling to accept facts as facts and science as science (/engineering).
     
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  6. Mar 3, 2005 #5
    It's a bit old now. Couple pages deep in the listings. That particular thread got a bit out of hand, if I remember correctly, after a very pro-conspiracy member got involved.

    Either way there are plenty of links in there that you might find interesting.
     
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