Conspiracy Theories & Coronavirus w/ Quassim Cassam

May 13, 2020

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With the planet in lockdown and citizens spending more time online than ever before conspiracy theories are spreading like wildfire. People are clammering for explanations, however farfetched, for the unprecedented circumstances they find themselves in. This often results in turning to the mirky corners of the internet filled with conspiracy theorists, preaching their version of the facts, often for notoriety and personal profit.

On this episode I speak with Warwick University Professor of Philosophy Quassim Cassam for an in-depth conversation on conspiracy theories, the psychology behind them and the shady characters trying to get you to believe.

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