Ricky’s Quick Picks | 2019/12/19


Antidepressants and The Effect of Publication Bias – Science-Based Medicine QAnon – A New Kind of Conspiracy – NeuroLogica Blog The Illuminati – The Skeptic's Dictionary Conspiracies Are For The Birds – NeuroLogica Blog Firehawks: Nature's Arsonists https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zcJs16aZ5s

Mr. Eccles Presents | Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories


"Why do people believe conspiracy theories? What’s the harm if they do? And just what is a conspiracy theory, anyway? Conspiracy theories captured the attention of philosophers and historians decades ago, but it is only within the last few years that psychologists have begun gathering data on these kinds of questions. In this talk, Rob …

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The Four, FOUR Postulates of Conspiracy Theories, Ah, Ah, Ah!


I recently came across some old fractal memes in my files, and decided to do an update to Three Postulates of Moonbat Conspiracy Theories and three followup posts Here, Here, and Here. I thought it would be fun to give them facelifts and reformulate them in light of current understanding. In all truth, the original memes …

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