By Michael Shermer
Revised and accelerated Edition.
In this age of meant medical enlightenment, many folks nonetheless think in brain examining, past-life regression conception, New Age hokum, and alien abduction. A no-holds-barred attack on renowned superstitions and prejudices, with greater than 80,000 copies in print, Why humans think bizarre Things debunks those nonsensical claims and explores the very human purposes humans locate otherworldly phenomena, conspiracy theories, and cults so attractive. In a completely new bankruptcy, "Why Smart humans think in bizarre Things," Michael Shermer takes on technology luminaries like physicist Frank Tippler and others, who cover their religious ideals at the back of the trimmings of science.
Shermer, technology historian and real crusader, additionally unearths the extra harmful aspect of such illogical pondering, together with Holocaust denial, the recovered-memory circulation, the satanic ritual abuse scare, and different sleek crazes. Why humans think unusual Things is an eye-opening source for the main gullible between us and people who are looking to guard them.