Skepticism: Michael Shermer's 'Why People Believe Strange Things' (VIDEO)

11/30/2011 04:53 pm ET
  • Cara Santa Maria Science correspondent, Huffington Post; editor, Talk Nerdy to Me

Have you ever wondered why otherwise intelligent people believe things that don't seem to be grounded in reality or reason? Michael Shermer, leading skeptical educator, attempts to address this question in one of my favorite Ted Talks.

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