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Tuesday 24 March 2009

The Objective History/Conspiracist/Pseudo-history Trilogy

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The following are three articles I posted on my main blog. They very well-suited here. My intention initially was to interview a respected friend and historian, Dr Heather Vallance regarding reasoned historical research versus the pulp non-fiction conspiracy theory type that litter our airports and clutter many a dinner/pub conversation. I then wrote up some follow up information regarding the psychology of the conspiracist and the alarming popularity of pseudo-history.

"Can History be Objective? A Conversation with Heather Vallance"

"The Psychology of Conspiracism"

"Pseudoscepticism and Pseudo-history"

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