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Sunday, June 20, 2010

The Pattern Behind Self-deception

Michael Shermer is the editor of Skeptic magazine. I already have two TED talks by Michael, here and here

TED describes this talk as follows:

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.

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