Shadows in the sky

The Anomalist points towards this article where it is suggested that the black lines that often accompany so-called Chemtrails are NOT shadows like suggested and that this explanation can be dismissed. This is a great demonstration of Confirmation Bias because the explanation for these dark lines being caused by shadows of the contrails caused by air traffic is logically sound – demonstrably so. The sad fact is that people will see a conspiracy where they want to see one and quite often any suggestion that their logic isn’t sound is met with the idea that your logic isn’t sound and that you just don’t get it. It is particularly saddening when the promotion of these conspiracies makes some people rich from selling anti-chemtrail protection diets, supplements and jewellery. Continue reading