This recent post from ‘Science Based Medicine’ is on a matter concerning my talk at the 2009 New Zealand Skeptics Conference and is, I think, well worth a read. I admit to sometimes skimming over SBM posts; whilst they are almost always of a very high standard they are also almost always very very very long. This one is moderate in its lengthiness but salient.
About Matthew Dentith
Author of "The Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories" (Palgrave Macmillan), Matthew Dentith wrote his PhD on epistemic issues surrounding belief in conspiracy theories. He is a frequent media commentator on the weird and the wonderful, both locally and internationally. On occasion he can be caught dreaming about wax lions but, mostly, it is rumoured he works for elements of the New World Order.All posts by Matthew