#145 – Sandy Hook Hoax Response

The League of Nerds

A while back the nerds made a video looking into the idea that Sandy Hook was a hoax. Surprisingly they found the conspiracy lacking in substance. The response the nerds received from conspiracist was shocking and shows under current of irrational thought in the conspiracies community. James was too angry for this shit.

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About Myles Power (629 Articles)
My name is Myles Power, and I run the educational YouTube channel, powerm1985. I spend what little free time I have sharing my love of SCIENCE! through home experiments, visiting sites of scientific interest, and angrily ranting at pseudoscience proponents. I am also one of the founding members of the podcast 'The League of Nerds' - which I co-host with James from 'The History of Infection'.

1 Comment on #145 – Sandy Hook Hoax Response

  1. Myles, I do enjoy the heck out of your show. Really no need to apologize – even if you are British.

    One deeply disturbing aspect of the Sandy Hook conspiracy theorists I think deserves more exposure is how they have personally attacked witnesses (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/15/gene-rosen-sandy-hook-conspiracy-theory_n_2481912.html) and the mass doxxing of survivors. Conspiracy thinking hinges on an in-group/out-group mentality which removes much of the grounding for humane behavior. Letting these ideas go unchallenged sets dangerous precedents.

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