Querdenken, Samuel Eckert And Conspiracy Theories

During the current COVID-19 pandemic Germany has seen the rise of so-called lateral thinking (querdenken) much of which is simply conspiracy theories. Notable among the conspiracy theorists is Samuel Eckert. Eckert recruits minors to peddle his whacky theories. Be it a pandemic, economic depression or war, the lunatic fringe of both the left and right will emerge from under their rock with plans to save the world.