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Orange County GOP promotes event featuring Judy Mikovits of ‘Plandemic’ fame

The Orange County Register, Jan. 19, 2022

January 19, 2022

Orange County GOP promotes event featuring Judy Mikovits of ‘Plandemic’ fame

Jim Weatherall, a logic and philosophy professor at UC Irvine said he and colleague [UCI Professor] Cailin O’Connor have found that a belief in misinformation isn’t always linked to intelligence or education about a particular topic. Instead, he said, people … tend to believe demonstrably false information if it is coming from people they trust who also are members of their shared social network.