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|Founder of||Cognitive infiltration|
Co-authored an infamous paper with Cass Sunstein on "Conspiracy Theories" which tried to link questioning governments' official narratives with violence, and suggested that "the best response [to "conspiracy theorists"] consists in cognitive infiltration of extremist groups".
In 2021 Mark Pulliam termed Adrian Vermeule & Sunstein "Leviathan’s Apologists", observing that "for its enthusiasts, the possible unconstitutionality of the administrative state doesn’t matter."
A Document by Adrian Vermeule
|Title||Document type||Publication date||Subject(s)||Description|
|File:Cass sunstein conspiracies.pdf||paper||15 January 2008||"Conspiracy theory"||A classic Official Narrative-type exposition of Conspiracy theory and Conspiracy Theorists with recommendations on how governments should deal with them. It is the principal source of the now widely-used expression "Cognitive Infiltration"|
A Quote by Adrian Vermeule
|Cass Sunstein||“Those who subscribe to conspiracy theories may create serious risks, including risks of violence, and the existence of such theories raises significant challenges for policy and law.”||15 January 2008|
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