Tim Foyle, On the Psychology of the Conspiracy Denier

Tim Foyle A closer look at the class that mocks. Why is it that otherwise perfectly intelligent, thoughtful and rationally minded people baulk at the suggestion that sociopaths are conspiring to manipulate and deceive them? And why will they defend this ill-founded position with such vehemence? History catalogues the machinations of liars, thieves, bullies and narcissists and their devastating effects. In modern times too, evidence of corruption and extraordinary deceptions abound. We know, without question, that politicians lie and hide their connections and that corporations routinely display utter contempt for…

Virtual Conference: False Flags and Conspiracies 2020 (5-6 December 2020)

     False Flags and Conspiracies 2020            Jim Fetzer, Ph.D., Program Chair Conspiracies are as American as apple pie. In my first scholarly article about conspiracy research, “Thinking about ‘Conspiracy Theories’: 9/11 and JFK”, I explained how the principles of scientific reasoning can be applied to conspiracy theories and illustrated with regard to the current issue of The New York Times that stories on every page dealt with conspiracies. Once authentic evidence has been separate from fabricated, these cases tend to fall into familiar patterns…

Robert David Steele, Dr. James Fetzer on Thinking, Truth, JFK, False Flags, Fake News, & Censorship

Robert David Steele Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. James Madison, Founding Father Dr. James Fetzer, a Marine Corps artillery officer in the Viet-Nam era who then went on to earn a PhD in the history and philosophy of science, is one of America’s most proven and substantive critical thinkers, with twenty-three academic books focused on how to create intelligence (decision-support) with integrity. A few representative titles: Scientific Knowledge; Principles of Philosophical Reasoning;…