Why Conspiracy Theories are dangerous

Conspiracy theories have been around since we have had written language, and probably even earlier. They’re rooted in suspicion and distrust, whether that be in an individual, organization, government, or group of people. These suspicions often exist within a group or groups of people, individuals who often share similar experiences, and are often wielded as a means to unite themselves […]

The choice became clear. I would get the vaccine.

“To be clear, I am not a vaccine skeptic — my three children are fully vaccinated and I dutifully take my flu shot year after year. But I had serious doubts about the speed of the Covid-19 vaccine development process, which seemed to me to be a political tool then-President Donald Trump was trying to use to win re-election. How […]

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