Michael Shermer: The pattern behind self-deception via TED  Michael Shermer says the human tendency to believe strange things -- from alien abductions to dowsing rods -- boils down to two of the brain's most basic, hard-wired survival skills. He explains what they are, and how they get us into trouble.

Michael Shermer says the human tendency to believe strange things -- from alien abductions to dowsing rods -- boils down to two of the brain& most basic, hard-wired survival skills. He explains what they are, and how they get us into trouble.

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God & science: opening statements from an intensive dialogue/debate on the Nature of Science between Rupert Sheldrake & Michael Shermer.

Michael Shermer: Why people believe weird things | Video on TED.com

Why do people see the Virgin Mary on a cheese sandwich or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video and music, skeptic Michael Shermer shows how we convince ourselves to believe -- and overlook the facts. From the TED website.

To Watch:  The Ten Best TED Talks (In No Particular Order)

The Ten Best TED Talks (In No Particular Order)

These 11 absorbing TED Talks on brain science teach us to overcome our limitations.

The Great Debate - Joe Rogan, Graham Hancock, Randall Carlson & Michael Shermer - JRE #961 - YouTube

The Great Debate - Joe Rogan, Graham Hancock, Randall Carlson & Michael Shermer - JRE #961 - YouTube

http://www.ted.com  Why do people see the Virgin Mary on cheese sandwiches or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video, images and music, professional skeptic Michael Shermer explores these and other phenomena, including UFOs and alien sightings. He offers cognitive context: In the absence of sound science, incomplete information...

Why do people see the Virgin Mary on cheese sandwiches or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video, images and music, professional skeptic Michael Shermer explores these and other phenomena, including UFOs and alien sightings.

Dr Michael Shermer | The God Debate | Oxford Union >>>>>> This is a WONDERFUL video! Love Michael Shermer!!

Dr Michael Shermer | The God Debate | Oxford Union >>>>>> This is a WONDERFUL video! Love Michael Shermer!!

Why do people see the Virgin Mary on a cheese sandwich or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video and music, skeptic Michael Shermer shows how we convince ourselves to believe -- and overlook the facts.

Why people believe weird things: Why do people see the Virgin Mary on a cheese sandwich or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video and music, skeptic Michael Shermer shows how we convince ourselves to believe -- and overlook the facts.

Rick Warren: A Life of Purpose - Really cool video, lots to think about, apparently his book was the number one seller worldwide and I can now see why.

For as many people as there are on Earth, there are as many answers to the question: Are you there, God? These talks offer personal perspectives on faith from all ends of the spectrum, from ardent Atheists to devout believers.

The Great Debate: Dinesh D'Souza v. Michael Shermer (part 4) - YouTube

One of my favorite debates from Dr. Michael Shermer, two different views about the history of the Earth and origins of m.

Michael Shermer: Why people believe weird things  Why do people see the Virgin Mary on a cheese sandwich or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video and music, skeptic Michael Shermer shows how we convince ourselves to believe -- and overlook the facts.

Why do people see the Virgin Mary on a cheese sandwich or hear demonic lyrics in "Stairway to Heaven"? Using video and music, skeptic Michael Shermer shows how we convince ourselves to believe -- and overlook the facts.

Inez Milholland  from --Michael Shermer (@michaelshermer) | Twitter

Inez Milholland Boissevain (August 1886 – November was a suffragist, labor lawyer, World War I correspondent, and public speaker who greatly influenced the women's movement in America.

❝there’s certainly nothing wrong with outsiders (and especially insiders!) challenging the consensus. But the argument that “they laughed at the Wright brothers” doesn’t hold because “they laughed at the Marx brothers” too, so being laughed at doesn’t mean you’re right. You have to actually have both data and theory in support.❞ — Michael Shermer

Michael Shermer Interview

Author Michael Shermer says humans are more moral than ever

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