Why People Believe Weird Things (Abridged Nonfiction) - Michael Shermer

Why People Believe Weird Things (Abridged Nonfiction)

By Michael Shermer

  • Release Date: 2000-02-24
  • Genre: Science
  • ℗ © 2000 Macmillan Audio

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Summary : Why People Believe Weird Things (Abridged Nonfiction)

UFO abductions, television psychics, paranormal phenomena, skeptics and believers alike, find themselves debating truths and lies in the strange web of pseudoscience and the occult. With everyday normal life moving too fast to comprehend, people are turning to the bizarre and wacky for comfort. Now, director of the Skeptics Society Michael Shermer explores the very human reasons why we find other worldly phenomena, conspiracy theories, and cults so appealing. The eternal search for meaning and spiritual fulfillment leads us astray by extraordinary claims and controversial ideas, particularly those in the realms of superstition and the supernatural. This celebrates the scientific spirit and the joy to be found in rationally exploring the world's greatest mysteries.

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