Bill Gates is caught in the most popular conspiracy theory of the pandemic. (Mohammad Jangda)

The Conspiracy Paradox

Conspiracy theories are often treated like weak explanations, easily debunked. This misconception only makes their webs stronger.

This the second post in a series on the pandemic and its impact on progress and problem solving. In the last post, we looked at ad hoc rationalizations and their most famous enthusiast, Donald Trump.

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