conspiracy theories

  • Conspiracy Theorists Are Dangerous Enemies to Make

    The conspiracy world doesn’t like it when you question their accepted truths. So when Charlie Veitch announced that he didn’t believe the American government blew up the World Trade Center, it cut deep. The poster boy for the British conspiracy-theory...

  • In Defense of Paranoia

    It’s better to be generally suspicious of powerful institutions that claim to speak for you and act upon you than to be overly gullible—even when that suspicion is sometimes (sadly) accompanied by a belief in evil lizards, the New World Order, or the...

  • Are Cat Spies Sent by Aliens?

    Recent polling shows Americans love a good conspiracy theory. They also love cats. This was bound to happen.