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Birds Aren’t Real? How a Conspiracy Takes Flight | Peter McIndoe | TED

Duration : 00:13:51

Peter, the leader of a movement called Birds Arent Real, shares his belief that the US government has killed over 12 billion birds and replaced them with surveillance drones disguised as birds. He claims that birds are robots and presents various pieces of evidence to support his theory, such as birds charging their batteries on power lines and their lack of organic growth. Peter explains his mission to deprogram the public from the bird lie and shares his experiences of traveling across the country, holding rallies, and demanding fairer coverage from the media. However, he ultimately reveals that this was all a satirical hoax and that he does not genuinely believe birds are robots.