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A new article in U.S. News & World Report quotes a couple of psychologists, one sociologist and one historian to argue that people who question the government's version of 9/11 are prone to false thinking.

Initially, remember that, while there are many honorable psychologists and psychiatrists, psychologists helped to create the U.S. torture program, and actively participated in it.

Also, psychologists - such as Freud's nephew Edward Bernays - have been central to propaganda efforts for a century (see this, this and this).

Moreover, many mental health professionals have concluded that the official version of 9/11 is false, and that those who believe the official version suffer from emotional problems or defense mechanisms. For example:

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, as well as Radiology, at Duke University Medical Center D. Lawrence Burk, Jr., MD
  • Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of Psychology and Associate Dean of the Graduate School at Ruters University Barry R. Komisaruk
  • Professor Emeritus of Psychology at California Institute of Integral Studies Ralph Metzner
  • Retired Professor of Psychology at Oxford University Graham Harris
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nebraska and licensed Psychologist Ronald Feintech
Finally, it should be obvious that the opinions of mental health professionals are only as sound as their knowledge. For example, a mental health professional in 1640 would likely have labeled Galileo crazy for saying that the Earth orbits around the Sun.

More importantly, a German psychologist who heard from a patient in 1933 - when Hitler started consolidating power in Germany - that Hitler was a dangerous fascist who would launch a world war, try to take over the world and kill millions would likely be labeled as delusional.
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Just as with any field, the opinions of mental health professional are only as good as their knowledge.

Indeed, even the 9/11 Commissioners themselves now say that they don't believe the government's version of 9/11. For example:
  • The Commission's co-chairs said that the CIA (and likely the White House) "obstructed our investigation"
  • The Senior Counsel to the 9/11 Commission (John Farmer) - who led the 9/11 staff's inquiry - said "At some level of the government, at some point in time...there was an agreement not to tell the truth about what happened". He also said "I was shocked at how different the truth was from the way it was described .... The tapes told a radically different story from what had been told to us and the public for two years.... This is not spin. This is not true."
Given that even the 9/11 Commissioners themselves no longer believe the government's version of 9/11, is a mental health professional who believes the official version really saying that the entire 9/11 Commission is delusional?
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"...U.S. News & World Report quotes a cou... by Jennifer Hathaway on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 4:53:37 PM
trust anything a psychologist has to say about any... by shadow dancer on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 8:03:45 PM
"Like I'd Actually trust anything a psychologis... by richard on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 9:47:08 AM
"Given that even the 9/11 Commissioners thems... by Nick van Nes on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 8:57:09 PM
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Some able to lobby Senators and Congress, some abl... by CB Brooklyn on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 7:37:21 PM
"ridiculous". There is nothing in your p... by CB Brooklyn on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 7:28:11 PM
Psychologists have both a history of abusing their... by Mikhail Lyubansky on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 3:51:28 PM
The vast majority of 911 truth folks ... such as t... by richard on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 8:23:11 PM
...the free energy technology that was used on 9/1... by CB Brooklyn on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 9:29:47 PM
Thanks for the link, to the U.S. News and World Re... by Perry Logan on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 6:14:41 AM
You do realize this statement, "But, without criti... by Ms Nan on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 6:54:56 AM
I did read the article. I thought it was preposte... by Maxwell on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 4:45:26 PM
It's interesting that the psychologists you qu... by Maxwell on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 8:28:53 AM
there is also the understood psychology or psychol... by remo on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 5:51:34 PM