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(ALERT) Head to the 9-11 museum this Wed. to speak out against this event: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories: Why They Exist and What Rol

(ALERT) Head to the 9-11 museum this Wed. to speak out against this event: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories: Why They Exist and What Role They Play in Society.

Here's the place to be on Wed. for all you "conspiracy theorists".

Head to the 9-11 museum this Wed. for an event entitled: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories: Why They Exist and What Role They Play in Society.

 

Wednesday, May 25, 6:30pm 9/11 Conspiracy Theories: Why They Exist and What Role They Play in Society

Professors Kathryn Olmsted and Michael Barkun address broader questions of why conspiracy theories exist and how they should be viewed in the context of post-9/11 communities. Both have written books on the subject and will discuss the psychological underpinnings of these theories, their historical roles in shaping public opinion and how we should view or evaluate their relevance today.

You know the drill, questions, cameras ON, and cameras on cameras ;)

Kathryn Olmsted is Professor of History at the University of California Davis and author of Real Enemies: Conspiracy Theories and American Democracy, World War I to 9/11. ksolmsted@ucdavis.edu

Michael Barkun is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University and author of A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America (Comparative Studies in Religion and Society) mbarkun@maxwell.syr.edu

 

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Thanks for update

I'm there. And to clarify , yes the event is 6:30 pm, not 2:30pm as some were told.

Kathryn Olmsted, author of "Real Enemies".

Here is a Cspan2 BookTV interview with Kathryn Olmsted, author of "Real Enemies: Conspiracy Theories and American Democracy, World War I to 9/11," who will be one of the presenters at the event.

http://www.c-span.org/flvPop.aspx?src=archive/arc_btv/arc_btv091209_olms...

Shenanigans on all fronts

everytime without dissent. So the wars continue and getting tougher.

Regardless which false classifications and names they will give us, the facts will prevail. Nail them on the facts, the points where they can't win. Especially the silcence cartel on AE911Truth and the Scholary approach. What the heck, China, Russia and Iran do report on Mike Gravel and Richard Gage, but our media does not? What's wrong with this picture?

Hopefully many in and around NYC will attend

Bringing up Mike Gravel and Daniel Ellsberg, combined with people like Robert Bowman and Lynn Margulis, might be worth while. And of course, mentioning the fact that history is full of proven conspiracies, some of them large, like operation Gladio, and that 9/11 simply has all the hallmarks of conspiracies familiar from history.

In my own letter to the editor published in our national daily, I ended by pointing out that we've hardly reached the "end of history" as far as conspiracies are concerned. Emphasize just how ahistorical the viewpoints of these kinds of authors are.

Incidentally, these people may actually have to be reminded that Kennedy was, according to the 1979 congressional investigation, assassinated as a result of a "probable conspiracy".

By the way, is it *really* impossible to have an opinion piece published in, say, the Washington Post or the New York Times?