If you ask a three-year-old child, “Why is it raining?” TA may say “because the flowers are thirsty.” TA may also tell you that the reason why trees have leaves is to provide shade shelter for people and animals. This kind of thinking belongs to the teleology . Teleology believes that the generation and existence of things have their purpose.
Scientists refuse to make a teleological explanation of natural phenomena because they need to cater to some kind of intention. But branches and dark clouds do not grow leaves and become rainwater in order to produce some kind of result. Rain falls because of physics. These physical principles apply regardless of whether there are these flowers and trees on the planet or whether there are other life.
If we look further at Skopos theory, we can see that President Trump called global warming the invention of the Chinese, with the aim of making the US manufacturing industry unproductive. There is growing evidence that the indulgence of conspiracy theories can lead to rejection of scientific discoveries, examples of which range from climate change to vaccination to AIDS . Now, the researchers have also discovered a strong connection between conspiracy theories and the beliefs of creationism , and the connection between them is teleology.