Talk:Jesse Ventura

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Technically a SEAL[edit]

Ventura was attached to SEAL Team One at the very end of his time in the Navy. The SEALS who really care about this issue, like Cpt. Larry Bailey say he was a SEAL.

A reason why Ventura is so into Conspiracies.[edit]

Jesse Ventura's wrestling career started in 1975 and ended in 1986, and I believe this is key to why he follows so many difference Conspiracy Theories. From the early 1920 up until about 1989 (roughly), Professional Wrestling was itself perhaps the biggest conspiracy in the world. "Kayfabe" was the term. It basically was the fact that wrestling was "Fake" for lack of a better word and this was kept from the world at large. This was large (At the very least US, Canada and Mexico, and possible worldwide) and a long deception until Vince Mcmahon admitted in court that it was all fake. (Other wrestlers had no problems committing puirgery to protect Kayfabe)

Since Ventura was part of this closed culture of wrestling, he was part of the lie. As such has a personal base for believing that Conspiracies such as 9/11, moon lander etc, etc can exist and be maintained. It is also not uncommon to find other wrestlers (though mostly the old timers who were working when Kayfabe was still alive.) who are also very much believers in NWO (a very ironic name for Wrestlers and Wrestling fans), 9/11 insider job claims, and whatever else might be regurgitated by nut jobs. It is really part of the territory.

I don't know if any of this could part of the page proper, but it's some insight to why some people can't accept the official story. I've always felt insight was always good. Sorry if its hard to read, its kinda a stream of thought kinda thing. --Revolverman (talk) 05:55, 29 May 2011 (UTC)

Makes sense. I mean, thinking about it, kayfabe might actually be history's biggest known-for-a-fact conspiracy. How many people were involved? Thousands, at the very least. I mean, the WWF had to be employing thousands of people who were in on it by the 80s, and that's just them, just at that time. All wrestlers, assumedly most aspiring wrestlers, the writers (how did they even hire for that job?) the continuity editors, all the behind-the-scenes people, most of the corporate people, and I'm likely overlooking tons. I can completely get why he believes massive conspiracies are possible: he was a part of one.--PosthumanHeresy (talk) 09:00, 23 July 2015 (UTC)
Well maybe it's just me but who was ever really fooled and mistook Wrestling for in any way shape or form "real"? (talk) 10:14, 23 July 2015 (UTC)
I was fooled for a bit when I was 8 I have to admit. However, we quickly figured out it was entertainment...not really a conspiracy. It's like saying acting is a "conspiracy" because the actors play their role well. It's absurd. -EmeraldCityWanderer (talk) 13:33, 23 July 2015 (UTC)
Last time I checked Will Smith didn't knock someone else for calling Wild Wild West fake, unlike David Schuliz here -- (talk) 14:10, 23 July 2015 (UTC)
Would that matter? If I said Wild Wild West was entertainment and not real...then Will Smith said I was wrong or beat the crap out of me...would that make it real? -EmeraldCityWanderer (talk) 14:49, 23 July 2015 (UTC)
Will Smith does have his own kayfabe: In his world his son can act. Only problem is: He himself seems to believe it... (talk) 14:58, 23 July 2015 (UTC)
True, but only M. Night Shyamalan seems to be convinced of that "fact" to put the kid in his hideous movies. -EmeraldCityWanderer (talk) 15:47, 23 July 2015 (UTC)