Why couldn’t there be a Paris conspiracy, Berlin or Moscow conspiracy or ooh Denver airport conspiracy? Mr Khan has been flooding the town square with as many conspiracy theories as you can count since his final days in power. It was in Umberto Eco’s Foucault’s Pendulum that I first came across an operationalised example of how conspiracy theories work. Together these authors recommend the following remedies for conspiracy theories and people affected by them: (1) Promote critical thinking. As someone who succumbed to conspiracy theories in his youth and had to struggle to find his way back I can testify that they work.
Source: The Express Tribune March 18, 2023 04:40 UTC