George Monbiot comes face to face with his local conspiracy theorist

George Monbiot comes face to face with his local conspiracy theorist

«Why, when there are so many real conspiracies to worry about, do people feel the need to invent and believe fake ones?» With this question, Guardian writer George Monbiot meets with a friendly, intelligent man spreads absurd and outrageous conspiracy theories (or, as Monbiot calls then, and I find this an interesting distinction: conspiracy fictions).


From Weekly Filet #489, in May 2024.

💔 Some older links might be broken — that's the state of the web, sadly. If you find one, ping me.

Make sense of what matters, today and for the future.

Every Friday, carefully curated recommendations on what to read, watch and listen to. Trusted by thousands of curious minds, since 2011.

Undecided? Learn more | Peek inside