We are living in a golden age of conspiracy theories. Even the president of the United States embraces them.
This surely isn’t a good thing for our democracy or our mental health — and yet it can be hard to resist the urge to investigate the various theories of secret governmental oppression and alien invasion.
And investigate is exactly what Brian Dunning has done in his new book “Conspiracies Declassified: The Skeptoid Guide to the Truth Behind the Theories.” The Bend-based host of the Skeptoid podcast has delved into “50 of the most notorious (and well-known) conspiracy theories of all time.” These even include a few that, he writes, “have elements of truth that are tough to deny.”
Is “Conspiracies Declassified” for you? Poke your head out from under your bed and find out. Below we examine 13 of the conspiracy theories covered in the book….Click Here To Keep Reading