Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time
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Published: 9/1/2002
Title: Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 384
Goodreads Rating: 3.87
Goodreads ID: 89281
ISBN13: 9780805070897
ISBN: 9780805070897
Revised and Expanded Edition. In this age of supposed scientific enlightenment, many people still believe in mind reading, past-life regression theory, New Age hokum, and alien abduction. A no-holds-barred assault on popular superstitions and prejudices, with more than 80,000 copies in print, Why People Believe Weird Things debunks these nonsensical claims and explores the very human reasons people find otherworldly phenomena, conspiracy theories, and cults so appealing. In an entirely new chapter, "Why Smart People…
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