I am presently typing this from my new laptop, the first PC I’ve purchased for personal use in almost 20 years. This has of course required some getting used to on my part, in terms of navigation and physics and stuff.
Welcome back to Messenger Shiva, a multi-part blog series tracing the roots of today’s conspiracy theorist beliefs to the aftermath of 9/11. The bookend to it all is my own life during the early-to-mid 2000’s, and how I observed it all go down on teh internets. (Please note: this post is not an endorsement of said conspiracy theories.)
INTRODUCTION TO THE LATEST VERSION: A common question I hear nowadays is, “how did we get here?” By “we,” I largely mean the United States, and by “get here,” I mean the clusterfuck between Trumpism, COVID-19, economic collapse, and so on.