This is a rather long post, but if you like to question life as you know it, then it is the one for you, the version on my blog, https://justadelemarie.blogspot.com/2018/11/the-mandela-effect.html , has videos and picture proof, so I suggest you go to that one instead.

while editing this for WeHeartIt, I found that without the pictures and videos this post is kind of wack... so just again, i would click that link above and go to my blog to see the evidence rather than just reading about it.

In the past couple of years, everyone went from not knowing anything about conspiracies, to knowing them all. The one that seemed to make the biggest splash is the Mandela Effect.

The Mandela Effect is the theory that supports the fact that some people remember things differently than others, or even differently than it really happened. Some people call them 'false memories,' but who are we to tell people what they remember is false? For instance, some people remember 9/11 occurring on 9/10. This is one that is not mainstream and hasn't picked up much traction, but there are people that do remember it that way.

Let's go over some examples so you understand what I am saying.

We will start with the one that started it and where the name came from.

Nelson Mandela

A large group of people remember and believe that Nelson Mandela died while he was in prison in the 80's. In all actuality, Nelson Mandela didn't die until 2013.

"Sounds to me like people are just dumb."

"Doesn't sound like a theory to me, sounds like misinformation."

There is an excerpt from a book published on October 1, 1991, called English Alive. This book states in black and white that Mandela died on July 23, 1991. If you didn't know, I'll let you know, but in order to publish something like this in a book, it has to be true. If it is not fact, then it is not going to be publish. The editor would have read it and said, "wait, no. This didn't happen, that's a lawsuit waiting to happen. Scratch this." But that didn't happen. That book was published!

So this just adds to the question on when Nelson really died. Of course, there are theories to why there are two factual answers, but we will get to that in the end.

Back to the evidence!
This next piece of evidence is probably the most known and if you don't know of this at least a little bit then you're probably living under a rock.

The Berenstein Bears vs The Berenstain Bears

Most of us grew up watching this show and reading these books. I know for me, I used to beg my grandmother to take me to the library so I could get a new book. I know it as Berenstein and I know for a fact I wouldn't 'mistake' it for Berenstain, and I am not alone. A lot of people, if not most, remember it as Berenstein, however, when you google it, Berenstain seems to be correct.

Here are a few images to support both cases:

haha jk

Notice in this one (if it were also on whi), from a reddit user, the top says 'Berenstain' whereas the bottom says 'Berenstein.'

This one I found while researching this, and it shook me to my core. One says 'Berenstein' while the other says 'Berenstain.' (once again, the pictures aren't available on whi so you should go to my blogger blog to see them)

Also, 'The Berenstein Bears Learn About Strangers' was published in 1946 where 'The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Birthday' wasn't released until 1978-- this was the books publishing dates. However, when it came to the show, they were released in the opposite order within two years. So that is... interesting.

Star Wars

This one is for all the Star Wars fans. I personally, never watched them growing up, and now have only watched the first movie and half of the second one. However, what I am about to ask you, everyone (probably) in the world has an answer for.

Fill in the blank- "__, I am your father."

Have your answer?

Okay, good.

Now, let me guess. Is your answer 'Luke?'

Well, if it is, not only are you not alone, but you are all wrong.

Darth Vader never says, "Luke, I am your father." Instead he says, "No, I am your father."

Don't believe me? Watch.

(This would be a video of the movie where he supposedly would say Luke...)

This one isn't just my word against the movie. This one also has actor approval. That's right, James Earl Jones, the voice of Darth Vader, remembers the line with Luke's name. That's right, the actor himself remembers saying, "Luke, I am your father." (!!!!)

Want more evidence? I have a whole lot more!

Oscar Meyer vs. Oscar Mayer

Okay, this one, personally, makes me upset. This is a matter of spelling, which admittedly is odd when it comes to English. I mean with all of our rules and guidelines and silent letters, it's easy to misspell anything; however, this also has a jingle to go with it.

I remember my mother singing it every time she made me and my siblings a bologna sandwich, she can still sing it to this day.

"My bologna has a first name, it's O-S-C-A-R. My bologna has a second name it's M-E-Y-E-R."

Admit it, you sang it too. You at least bobbed your head thinking about it.

What if I told you that it's wrong? (You would see it coming because that is all I am doing in this post)

Have a look:

(Also is supposed to be a video of the commercial)

The next one, I may not be old enough to have witnessed, but do know that my grandmother and mother quote it ironically.

Sally Field's Acceptance Speech

We all know it. In 1985, she wins an Oscar and when accepting it, she gave a remarkably memorable speech.

"You like me, you really like me!"

Very easy, very memorable, she even yells it. She was super excited to be liked... but that isn't what she says.

She says, "You like me, right now, you like me."

See:

(haha this is lame. it is supposed to be a video of her speech... if you havent gone to the other blog yet you should because wow)

Even Sally remembers saying "You really like me"

Silence of the Lambs

With the theme of us remembering words that apparently never happened, let's go to another super popular one. We all also know this one, it's even portrayed in tv shows and movies. It's in one of the most popular scenes from 'The Office' where they are learning CPR.

So that is that, we all know it as "Hello Clarice."

Wrong.

He just says, "Morning." How boring is that?

(Again would be a video)

Okay, okay, one more really good one.

Jiffy Peanut Butter

This one is also a more known one, but it is another one that I remember 100%, along with my whole entire family. This was one of the first Mandela Effects that I learned and is the reason I continued to study the Effect.

I remember, my mother remembers, my sisters remember, and my grandmother remembers Jiffy Peanut Butter. My grandmother even still calls the brand she buys Jiffy even though it is wrong.

I have always remembered Jiffy Peanut Butter with the Red, Green and Blue on the label, it is the only peanut butter my grandmother bought for the LONGEST time.

I know that I am not alone in this, but the fact of the matter is that it has never been Jiffy and has always been Jif.

The Theories

Okay, so now that I have gone over a few, there are a ton more, examples let's go through the why's. There are a couple theories as to why this phenomenon is occurring: Time traveling and Alternate Universes.

I want to first state that at first, I thought Time traveling was preposterous and that Alternate Universes was the only sane option, but after delving more into Conspiracy Theories, I am not entirely sure that I believe in only one. I think both are very valid options.

Let's just start with explaining them... Explaining them is pretty brief so if you made it this far, you are nearly done.

Time Traveling

It is 2018, we have passed the year visited in 'Back to the Future.' Technology has advanced so much in the years. Why would we not be able to time travel, or even believe that we will time travel in the future?

The thought is that a time traveler went back in time, messed something small up or changed something small, and then it effected everything that we know. If you have seen the Butterfly Effect, it is similar to that.

There is also evidence for what may be Time Traveling, but if you want to see it, I will post a separate post about that.

Alternate Universes

Remember that time when everyone thought the world was going to end in 2000?

Remember when it happened again in 2012?

What if the world did end, but we entered an alternate universe, where little things had been altered, like Berenstain Bears or Jiffy Peanut Butter, and some of us remember the ways it was in our first universe?

The thought behind this is that our universe goes through a black hole and pops out in another universe. There are many different types of Multiverses and no one really knows because we have never gone out to see what is beyond our seeable universe. We have only gone out to the moon, which is in question, and sent robots to mars, but we have always just assumed that everything else around us and the rest of the plants in our solar system is just darkness and stars.

Doesn't that seem a bit ignorant to you?

All in all,
the Mandela Effect is something that is fun to think about and has a lot of evidence. Just go Google 'Mandela Effect Proof' when you are bored, but make sure to come back to read my other posts in which I will discuss more of my favorites later.

That's all I have for today, let me know how you remember the things we talked about today. Maybe you believe the Mandela Effect and maybe you thing it is ridiculous, let me know all of your opinions on it.

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