Senior Skeptic Michael Shermer has a look at the many delusions afflicting too many people, "from alien encounters to Virgin Mary sightings on pizza pies, to hidden messages revealed while playing "Stairway to Heaven" backwards - and explains the evolutionary and cognitive basis for these lapses in reason."
TED has the video. Robin gets the hat tip.
LINKS: Skeptic founder Michael Shermer on TEDTalks - TED Blog
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