I don’t know if it is just Americans who love conspiracy theories or whether it is a worldwide phenomenon. What is the first conspiracy theory that you heard of? JFK’s assassination? The moon landing? The advent of the internet has made it much easier to spread disinformation to more people. I’ve had several people ask me what I thought about people dropping dead because of Covid 19 vaccine. Not much is my answer. From where are you getting this information? Invariably it is from someone they know who knows someone or something they read on the internet. Here is an article from NPR which addresses the phenomenon.