Human Science as Conspiracy Theory

  title={Human Science as Conspiracy Theory},
  author={Martin Parker},
  journal={The Sociological Review},
  pages={191 - 207}
Our newspaper is delivered by a middle-aged Iranian driving a Nissan Sentra. Something about the car makes me uneasy the car waiting with its headlights on, at dawn, as the man places the newspaper on the front steps. I tell myself I have reached an age, the age of unreliable menace. The world is full of abandoned meanings. In the commonplace I find unexpected themes and intensities. (DeLillo, 1986: 184) 

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There is no novelty to me in the reflection that, from my earliest years, I have accepted many false opinions as true, and that what I have concluded from such badly assured premises could not but be