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Henderson’s weblog post (2010) covers how the meaning of the word conspiracy has changed to mean self-dealing

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"The whole idea of a conspiracy is that it takes two or more people conspiring" (Henderson 2010)

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Henderson, D 2010, 'Has the word ‘conspiracy’ lost its meaning?'Library of Economics and Liberty, weblog post, 13 December, viewed 21 December 2010, <>.

Brunning, A 2021, Compound Interest Chemistry Blog, blog, viewed 18 November 2021, <>.