Hari Kunzru on why people find comfort in conspiracy theories
The British author contemplates the fine line between what is logical and what isn't. Spencer Bailey and Andrew Zuckerman, The Slowdown's co-founders and this podcast's hosts, discuss the COVID-19 crisis featuring long-view conversations with philosophers, psychologists, writers, artists, and other leading minds. Writer and journalist Hari Kunzru, author of the new novel Red Pill and host of the Into the Zone podcast, talks about the unsettling concept of 'hyperstition', how isolation exacerbates feelings of unreality, and the fine line between the logical and the illogical. To find more episodes from At a Distance, head to the provider page in 'Discover'.
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