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Michael Shermer spune că tendința umană de a crede în lucruri ciudate — de la răpirile extratereștrilor la baghetele magice care detectează resurse subterane — se rezumă la două dintre abilitățile fundamentale ale creierului, legate puternic de supraviețuire. El explică ce sunt aceste abilități și cum ne pot crea probleme.

Michael Shermer debunks myths, superstitions and urban legends — and explains why we believe them. Along with publishing Skeptic Magazine, he's author of Why People Believe Weird Things and The Mind of the Market. Full bio
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