Princess Di or Princess Murdered?


In The Independent, Frank Furedi gets to the secret heart of the official Princess Di investigations:

The public's scepticism towards the official version of events surrounding Diana's death is the result of a profound sense of distrust in conventional authority. We live in an age of rumours where official facts often carry little more authority than an internet site devoted to alien abduction. Indeed we are increasingly cynical about the official "version of events" precisely because it is official.

In a review of Daniel Pipes' Conspiracy: How the Paranoid Style Flourishes and Where It Comes From, Reason's Charles Paul Freund dug deep into the conspiracist mindset.

[Link via Arts & Letters Daily]