April 30, 2017

What Causes Us to “Believe”?

This TED video by Michael Shermer discusses how the human tendency to believe strange things — from alien abductions to dowsing rods — boils down to two of the brain’s most basic, hard-wired survival skills. He explains what they are, and how they get us into trouble.

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