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Tue, 19 Feb 2008

Lew Rockwell, Conspiracist

Apparently Lew Rockwell has gotten onto the conspiracy bandwagon. Two posts today at his blog show that he has fallen for the conspiracy theory of the Kennedy assassination. Once you ignore parsimony and start multiplying entities, anything seems possible.

The Men Who Killed Kennedy

Don't Believe Conspiracy Theories

Why do so many libertarians fall for this kind of nuttery? The answer is simple. It's called "confirmation bias". When you believe that government is evil, you start seeing government behind all evil.