Conspiracies and parallel worlds, alternative facts and opinions-wishing facts into existence is a serious problem now

Do you know someone, a friend or family member perhaps, who appears to be occupying a parallel universe when it comes to conspiracy theories generally, and covid-19 conspiracies in particular? The Ryan Tubridy radio show received an email from an individual last week telling Ryan of a family member who sees conspiracy everywhere. The writer… Continue reading Conspiracies and parallel worlds, alternative facts and opinions-wishing facts into existence is a serious problem now

Misinformation, masks, and conspiracy theories

Misinformation is rampant today, especially around the Covid 19 pandemic. And it poses a problem for our society, although it is impossible to quantify the magnitude of the problem. The wide range of social media platforms makes it easy to disseminate misinformation, conspiracy theories, hate filled views, and downright lies. To what extent the people… Continue reading Misinformation, masks, and conspiracy theories