Video: State Crimes Against Democracy(SCADs) and Psychological Resistance to Alternative Accounts- An Address by Laurie Manwell to the Toronto Hearings on 9-11.
Laurie Manwell, a Ph.D Candidate in Behavioral Neuroscience and Toxicology at the University of Guelph and Research Associate at Wilfred Laurier University presents on State Crimes Against Democracy(SCADs) and Psychological Resistance to Alternative Accounts.
In essence, why are otherwise intelligent people people resistant to overwhelming evidence that their government is corrupt and engaged in horrific crimes. The lecture was based on her paper: In Denial of Democracy: Social Psychological Implications for Public Discourse on State Crimes Against Democracy (Reproduced Below).
The address took place at The Toronto Hearings on 9-11 where international scholars came together at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada, during the 10th anniversary weekend of 9/11. The hearings brought together scholars from around the world to examine the voluminous evidence for the participation of intelligence agencies and complicity of the centralized, corporate media in 9-11 and the subsequent cover up of the evidence.
In Denial of Democracy-Social Psychological Implications for Public Discourse on State Crimes Against Democ...