Thursday, February 26, 2004

Tinfoil hat

Anytime someone on the web believes in a conspiracy they are labeled as a 'tinfoil hat wearing' so and so. Where did this come from? I recall seeing some TV show long ago with a lunatic wearing tinfoil to stop mind control so I know its not a new phenomenon. I'm just wondering how this came to be a well accepted metaphor for being crazy. Wikipedia doesn't provide much info.
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