Saturday, April 30, 2016

Then I really don't understand the hateful screaming

Four and a half years ago Matt Ridley at WSJ reported on Michael Shermer's, editor of Skeptic magazine, then-recent article in Scientific American debunking 9/11 conspiracies.

The key takeaway from Ridley's Maybe We're All Conspiracy Theorists:
[H]ow do we know that our own rational rejections of conspiracy theories are not themselves infected with beliefs so strong that they are, in effect, conspiracy theories, too?
*The post's headline is taken from "Everbody Loves Raymond" episode "Net Worth" (S5:E20).

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