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The Big Q: Believing the “unbelievable:” What are conspiracy theories and how do they flourish? June 10, 2019

The Big Q: Believing the “unbelievable:” What are conspiracy theories and how do they flourish? June 10, 2019

The Big Q: Believing the “unbelievable:” What are conspiracy theories and how do they flourish? June 10, 2019 The Big Q: Believing the “unbelievable:” What are conspiracy theories and how do they flourish? June 10, 2019, 25.37 MB
Monday, June 10, 2019

We live in an age where due to post-truth politics, alternative facts, and fake news, conspiracy theories are allowed to flourish. With every mass shooting, terrorist attack, and new political policy announcement it seems a conspiracy theory will be dreamt up somewhere both on and offline to explain the reasoning behind an event. But what exactly is a conspiracy theory, why do they flourish, and how dangerous are they? Sam Smith spoke with M Dentith and Patrick Stokes.

The Big Q website: www.thebigq.org