Climate Apocalypse Alarmist
- Sep 20, 2018
- SL Rez
Then there's people like this idiot:COVID-19 is definitely real but millions of people around the world believe it isn't. Is it just a perfect storm of conspiracy theorists congregating around one issue?www.newsweek.com
It's quite something to see the Covid-19 conspiracy theories laid out in detail, and Piers Corbyn is clearly a crackpot's crackpot.
Unfortunately, they don't ask him how all the hospitals are in on this, and what's killing people?
Evernote link because paywall
ETA: The general refers in his speech to the work of the Australian Strategic Policy Unit, whose research on Covid-19 disinformation (and other topics) seems well worth a readGen Sir Nick Carter, the chief of defence staff, said the propaganda tactic reflected a strategy of “political warfare” aggressively undertaken by Beijing as well as Moscow “designed to undermine cohesion” across the west.
The senior general accused “autocratic rivals” of “manipulating the information environment” to exploit the Covid-19 crisis for strategic gain – including “pro-Russian vaccine politics” – in a speech at the Policy Exchange thinktank.
Common sense failures are usually the result of rational, logical facts running headlong into emotional walls. Our emotions run deeper and harder than we're willing to admit, and that inability to compensate for the influence of unrowdy emotions will be our undoing.