Michael Shermer’s “The Believing Brain” Out Now

Michael Shermer, skeptic extraordinaire, has a new book out called The Believing Brain: From Ghosts to Gods and Politics to Conspiracies. The book essentially takes a scientific look at why and how people form, accept and defend their beliefs (upbringing, popular culture, religion, etc.). I highly recommend it and leave you with a little Shermer lesson… 🙂

 

…speaking of religious scams…

With all this talk about The Rapture, it’s starting to get old. So, if you’re interested in researching more religious scams, I invite you to read James Randi’s brilliant exposé on the world of faith healing.

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