Skeptics in the Pub – David Aaronovitch – Voodoo Histories Updated: New Conspiracy Theories

Thursday 20 December 2012, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
At: Banshee Labyrinth, 29-35 Niddry Street, EH1 1LG

David Aaronovitch

David Aaronovitch

David Aaronovitch became intrigued why otherwise pragmatic people will buy into a conspiracy theory, preferring complex and unsubstantiated explanations to the simpler and usually well substantiated facts.

His book Voodoo Histories is not just a critique of familiar and less familiar conspiracy theories, it also looks at why so many people find them so compelling.

This talk promises to provide some thought-provoking and entertaining insights into what is meant by having “an open mind”.

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