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 […]

Violent Rhetoric, Hate Speech, and First Amendment Rights.

Does the First Amendment give a free pass to hate speech and violent rhetoric? In the last few years, we have seen a dramatic rise in the amount of hate speech and violent rhetoric circulating on social media. Some have associated the rise to the election of Barrack Obama as President of the United States, as well as the rise […]

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