And now, a bonus update to Self-Development Wagon #7: "Love Me!" "No Thanks!"
This was to be an addition to Section IV: Fighting Others To Stay On Top (Ensures You Become Universally Hated), but it was too large. Instead, it will be getting a part all to itself. A happy accident is that this can also act as a stand-alone conspiracy theory guide (though, be sure to check my rather cheap-and-easy sources in the description below for more info).
Under the Tin-Foil Hat: Conspiracy Theories and the Refusal to Accept Reality
This section is a later-comer to this guide: newly added for the updates. It addresses the how those with a sense of self-righteousness and no grasp on reality love to push their own personal conspiracy theories.
Let's say you've accidentally "wronged" somebody with an intense form of self-righteousness: now they will go out of your way to prove you are the offending party, no matter how much evidence you have, no matter how much you