Why do we do it?

Sometimes I ask myself this.

but then I remember everyone is trying to figure this out, and how consequential it is.

We have a few people like this here, not necessarily flat earth, but anti-AWG, or just not understanding science and accepting some random article as truth.

I never could “turn” a flat - earther. But I enjoyed having a discussion with them. Their arguments were all BS but well prepared BS. And I miss them. Because here in Germany they got replaced by the ‘Covidiots’ them being the anti vaxxers, pseudo healers holding hands with the Nazis and screaming freedom , Corona Dictatorship comparing themselves with Sophie Scholl or sending their kids on a stage to say" last week was my 11th birthday. Had to stay in. I felt like Anne Frank".
You can’t have a serious conversation with them. I don’t even know where to start.https://www.theguardian.com/global/video/2020/nov/23/german-anti-mask-protester-compares-herself-to-sophie-scholl-during-speech-video