Why People Believe Weird Things
Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time
ISBN10: 0805070893 ISBN13: 9780805070897 Publisher: Henry Holt & Co Published: Sep 1 2002 Pages: 349 Weight: 0.90lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
The publisher of Skeptic magazine argues that the search for meaning and spiritual fulfillment often results in the embracing of extraordinary claims and controversial ideas, discussing a variety of pseudoscientific ideas and superstitions that promote spiritual beliefs through their scientific principles. Reprint.