Monday, June 14, 2010

Michael Shermer: The Pattern Behind Self-Deception

Filmed Feb 2010; Posted Jun 2010 on TED
Michael Shermer says 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.

1 comment:

  1. Never mind the human tendency to believe unelected strangers do the power thing with their best interests in mind O:-) like