Doc Zone Conspiracy Rising

Doc Zone Conspiracy Rising

Belief in conspiracy pervades our modern culture and proliferates in cyberspace with thousands of sites dedicated to theories behind the deaths of John F. Kennedy and Princess Diana, UFOs, Area 51 and 9/11. Conspiracy Rising uses the latest science and psychology to investigate the causes of conspiracy theories, why we are wired to believe them, and how as a society it is imperative that we separate the fantasies from the real threats. It examines the ways that fearful people find comfort in the order and explanations that conspiracy theories provide. Combining remarkable, iconic archival footage, visits to the sites behind the most notorious conspiracy theories and interviews with both leading conspiracy theorists and scientific experts, Conspiracy Rising will introduce the audience to fascinating material, outlandish claims and supposed “truths” that have been hidden for decades. All the while it questions why we choose to believe… or not.

  • 2011
  • 00:43:39
  • 13-14
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