The key in the quote your provided for me was the belief in a concept and the rejection of evidence-based thinking.<quoted text>
You are mixing your concepts. It doesnt count if you have the conspiracy theory. Only if the religious person does.
Why DO sheep herders wear cowboy boots?
The fact that it made Karl Marx happy was just a bonus.
The rear legs of the sheep fit nicely in the boots and then they can't run away....or so I hear.