The story of absinthe is a delicious example of how tyrannical government can impose a moral panic through pseudoscience to fit their political objectives. Consideration of tenet five may provide meaningful context for attendees.
Tenet Five: Beliefs should conform to our best scientific understanding of the world. We should take care never to distort scientific facts to fit our beliefs.
About our lecturer:
Karls study of how the worlds narrative is often false began with his career as a hacker and developed into a fascination with moral panics and other social delusions.
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