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Politics | Citizenship | PSHE

How do conspiracy theories start?

For years, Peter McIndoe posed as a "bird-truther". He and a group of others started a movement claiming that birds are not real. Instead, they are government surveillance drones. It was not just an elaborate joke. He wanted to show just how quickly people will come to believe conspiracy theories, no matter how ridiculous. In this TED talk, he tells his story.

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