Conspiracy Theories

@article{Sunstein2008ConspiracyT,
  title={Conspiracy Theories},
  author={C. Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule},
  journal={Law & Psychology eJournal},
  year={2008}
}
Many millions of people hold conspiracy theories; they believe that powerful people have worked together in order to withhold the truth about some important practice or some terrible event. A recent example is the belief, widespread in some parts of the world, that the attacks of 9/11 were carried out not by Al Qaeda, but by Israel or the United States. Those who subscribe to conspiracy theories may create serious risks, including risks of violence, and the existence of such theories raises… Expand
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