Friday 23 September 2022 10:20 AM Prevent leaflet suggests conspiracy theories over Princess Diana's death are ... trends now
The government's flagship anti-extremism programme Prevent has used material suggesting conspiracies over Princess Diana's death raise legitimate questions.
A graph entitled The Conspiracy Chart groups conspiracies into different categories based on how believable or pernicious they are.
Included under the title 'We have questions' were Diana's death in a car crash, JFK's assassination, the death of Marilyn Monroe and the statement '[Jeffrey] Epstein didn't kill himself'.
The chart suggested there legitimate questions to be asked about these deaths, with the next section listed 'Unequivocally false but mostly harmless'.
A graph entitled The Conspiracy Chart groups conspiracies into different categories based on how believable or pernicious they are
This group contained statements including 'Greta Thunberg is a time traveller', 'Prince Charles a vampire [sic]' and 'Elvis lives'.
The next group, entitled 'Dangerous to yourself and others', included 'Finland doesn't exist', 'anti-vaxxers' and 'anti-maskers'.
The most dangerous conspiracy theories included QAnon, 'deep state', Holocaust denial and the idea that Bill Gates is attempting to inject microchips is attempting to microchip humanity.
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