In the past few months we’ve heard some pretty wild and sinister claims about the coronavirus pandemic. 5G towers are spreading COVID-19. China deliberately concocted COVID-19 in a lab. Bill Gates is planning to use an eventual coronavirus vaccine to plant microchips in us all. Mandatory face masks are part of a ‘deep state’ plot… Continue reading Coronavirus conspiracy theories are heating up, but is the internet really the enemy?
From correctly believing that President Nixon and his administration were covering up the Watergate burglary, to thinking the world is under the control of lizard people from outer space... Where does rational thought end and lunacy begin? Recent polls show that 50% of Americans believe in medical conspiracy theories. Mobile phones are causing cancer, but large… Continue reading Sceptics or nuts? A brief look at why people believe in conspiracy theories