Why clever people believe stupid things
The Joe Rogan Spotify controversy is not about cool science people v antivax rubes
An elderly man wishes to have a controversial radio host banned from an entertainment platform because he’s encouraging the misuse of drugs. The great and the good rally in support of the veteran cultural figure, even if not everyone agrees that censorship is the right course.
To paraphrase Scott Alexander: ‘When was the last time you could hear a story …