Kirby Farrell, Part II: Mainstreaming Conspiracy

Premiere DateApr 11, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:55 Kirby Farrell
03:07 Mainstreaming Conspiracy
06:46 How Much is Too Much?
10:48 Outro
11:26 Geographical Tongue Fai Baba
15:34 Finish

Kirby Farrell discusses the conditions under which conspiracy theories can become mainstream, when too much conspiratorial thinking can become problematic, and more.

Kirby Farrell, Ph.D. is a professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and author of “The Psychology of Abandon,” “Post-Traumatic Culture,” and other books of literary and cultural criticism, as well as several novels. He also authors a blog on Psychology Today entitled “A Swim in Denial.”

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…