In his latest book, Rationality, Steven Pinker heaps contempt on those who think that on 9/11 the Twin Towers may have been brought down with explosives, or that there was a "plot" to kill President J.F. Kennedy. In so doing, Pinker cites Michael Shermer, the founding publisher of Skeptic magazine, who regards such conspiracy theories as "weird," i.e., irrational, beliefs.
However, in this conversation with Shermer, Joe Rogan shows Shermer's position, and by inference Pinker's, to be mere name-calling maskerading as logic, irrationality in fact, from those claiming to defend rationality, while, in fact, defending the official narrative.
Rogan: Do you think that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone?
Shermer: Yeah, sure.
Rogan: What makes you think that?
Shermer: All of the evidence. None of the evidence against anyone else.
An open-minded approach!
In fact, Shermer is as closed-minded as any committed conspiracy theorist, as by inference is Pinker.
But hear the discussion for yourself, while remembering that this covers only a tiny fraction of the relevant evidence: