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The QAnon phenomenon as a symptom


It is not easy to know what is best at all times. But we cannot resign from our responsibility, which is to defend the principles of science and reason.

A man holds a QAnon sign at a Donald Trump rally in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on February 21. PATRICK T. FALLON / Reuters

In the era of transparency, in which any conjecture can be dismantled in five minutes, the logical thing would be for a theory as far-fetched as QAnon's to starve to death shortly after being launched, or at best to live in minor sinks of eccentric antisystems. .

But the logic of the Internet leads just the opposite.

That the most unusual of conspiracy theories can spread and cross borders to reach millions of followers in a short time.

And also in a short time to be in a position to influence something as decisive as the next elections may be ...

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