The Holocaust never happened. The planet isn’t warming. Vaccines cause autism. There is no such thing as AIDS. The Earth is flat. Kahn-Harris sets out not just to unpick denialists’ arguments, but to investigate what lies behind them. The conclusions he reaches are disturbing and uncomfortable.Read more
Kahn-Harris captures the seductions of organised denial, the creative energy which goes into it, its love-hate relationship with the Enlightenment, and the strange mutations through which it is passing in the age of Trump.
If you are seriously concerned by current trends and wish to understand them better, Kahn-Harris makes compelling reading.
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