All entries for Saturday 12 January 2008
January 12, 2008
An article printed today in The Telegraph written by Damian Thompson, who has a book coming out on conspiracy theories, is probably well intentioned but tremendously unhelpful. It dumbs down the message of 9/11 Truth into "George Bush planned the September 11th attacks" and implicitly connects the quite sensibile and evidenced idea that governments were involved in this terrorist atrocity to the philosophies of creationism and holocaust denial.
A better article which debunks common misconceptions and generalisations about "conspiracy theories":