Eric (datan0de) wrote,

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What is a Conspiracy Theory?

The audio portion of this video is by Perry DeAngelis, founder of the New England Skeptical Society and skeptical rogue. I was recently asked by an idiot on YouTube about my definition of conspiracy theorists, and realized that a segment of Perry's talk on the psychology of belief answers the question far better than I could ever hope to do in a 500 character comment. And so, in answer to that question, and in honor of the 1 year anniversary of Perry's passing, I created this video.


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    *tap* *tap* Is this thing still on? Okay, for obvious and terrible reasons, the dangers of being a sexual minority have been at the forefront of…

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