View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-pattern-behind-self-deception-michael-shermer
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.
Talk by Michael Shermer.
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