Van Badham's dive into the world of conspiracy theorists is a wild ride

By Ian McFarlane
December 8 2021 - 9:00pm
Conspiracy cults feature in Van Badham's QAnon and On. Picture: Getty Images

What is truth? said jesting Pilot; and would not stay for an answer," wrote the English Philosopher, Francis Bacon, in a timeless essay. Four hundred years later, the question is still causing trouble. As a human species we have always favoured - subconsciously, at least - mythology over reality, and sadly, technology appears to have made us credulous rather than wise.