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Smart People and Covid Conspiracies

Scientist with 4 Degrees from MIT Warns ‘Deep State’ Using Coronavirus Fear-Mongering To Suppress Dissent

There was an interesting article a few years back about why really smart people were far more likely to fall for absurd conspiracy theories. Something about always being the smartest person in the room make you think you can understand other areas of expertise while skipping all the parts about learning the foundational knowledge of that domain. A form of Luciferic delusion. Apparently physics majors are particularly prone to this. If you want to understand society, study history, political science, and sociology. Our you can just make stuff up, because hey, it seems to make sense.

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