If you are a whistle-blower where afterwards multiple employees at multiple government organizations, companies, professionals have taken actions to harm you or your loved ones, you will often come across those (mostly naive individuals), who when hearing you tell of your experiences will say: “it sounds like you think there is/was a conspiracy”. This is a euphemism for invalid in the questioners mind. It is proof they have decided it is safer to not question authority. This is understandable. But it truly does harm us all. Just as these sources and reporters in the article below were harmed.
One way to help those paralyzed in fear who hear “conspiracy” in a truthful retelling of a whistleblowers experience is this:
Ask the person if when undertaking a criminal investigation do the police or federal agencies, rely upon other professionals in other agencies, or fields, to gather information on the alleged criminal? The answer is of course: yes they do. They contact everyone and anyone in other agencies or corporations, or those with criminal histories who feel vulnerable, or many many others, who can provide information or do many other things to help with the investigation.
As shown in the article below, authorities see whistle-blowers as criminals, even before they are accused of a crime. So of course the authorities are going to work with any and all government agencies, allies, fearful or compliant persons to gather information on the whistleblower. Is this a loosely defined conspiracy? Of course. But the CIA learned from their strategist teams by naming such normal (albeit illegal) investigative work a conspiracy to the public, it creates a shield so the public is unable to take the target seriously, which allows them to go about their illegal information gathering or removing the rights and property of the whistleblower which effectively silences their ability to criticize or even speak.
Whistle-blowers are wrongly seen by those in authority as criminals, even if they never committed a crime but stumbled upon a crime.
So if someone says to you as a whistle-blower : “that sounds like a conspiracy”, merely say in response: “Law enforcement views all whistleblowers as criminals (especially those who address wrongs within their own fraternities). And don’t all investigations into criminal behavior include a wide network of agencies and individuals participating? Is such an investigation viewed as a conspiracy? Well then why call it one in this instance?”
Below is the article above: