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The First Met Men’s Group meets via Zoom on the second Tuesday of the month with a variety of interesting and topical guest presenters. 

This  month's presenter is Dr. Simon Devereaux who will speak on the topic: 'Conspiracy Thinking: A Rational Guide to Thinking Irrationally'.

Please let us know if you are able to join this meeting: email Earl or phone (778) 265-4198. The Zoom login information will be forwarded to you. 

See Dr. Devereaux’s bio below and links to two excellent articles he has provided on the global proliferation and persistence of conspiracy theories over time.

Simon Devereaux was born and raised in Nepean, Ontario. He received his BA in History and Political Science from the University of Toronto in 1989, and stayed there to pursue an MA (1990) and a PhD (1997) in British history. Before moving to Victoria in July 2004, he served as Lecturer in British History at the University of Queensland, Australia. He is one of three historians of Britain in the UVic History department, where -- in addition to teaching the survey courses in the subject -- he teaches courses on the eighteenth century, the history of the monarchy and the history of homicide and capital punishment.