What Conspiracy Theories Teach Us About Reason | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it

Conspiracy theories are tempting. There is something especially charming about a forged moon landing or government-backed assassination. Christopher Hitchens called them “the exhaust fumes of democracy.” Maybe he’s right: cognitive biases, after all, feast on easy access to information and free speech.

Via Sakis Koukouvis