"What we see is not what there is. The wave function really exists, but we don’t see it when we look; we see things as if they were in particular ordinary classical configurations."
Conspiracy arguments amount to an accumulation of the observed: never questioning the relationship between observation and reality in itself, merely shuffling the observational deck and drawing conclusions from a rearranged, but equally flawed set of "facts."
The mistrust of the conspiracy theorists is superficial. They work with naively childish notions of both 'reason' and how to test (and to distinguish) received notions from reality--merely offering alternative versions for those received notions... by default, no more creative than looking at a mirror image and thinking the spacial or sequential reversal amounts to a reimagining of the origninal...when it is but a reorginization of the same. A profound failure of imagination, not it's confirmation.
Tried to post this on SAugisntine's Bunker... but got a comments closed at the end, and couldn't find where this was still open. So come join me here. I'm open comments too.