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Why Do People Believe Crazy Things?

superb essay about the proliferation of online conspiracy theories was published at 3 Quarks Daily on .

As an undergraduate History major, I reluctantly dug up a halfway natural science class to fulfill my college’s general education requirement. It was called Psychology as a Natural Science. However, the massive textbook assigned to us turned out to be chock full of interesting tidbits ranging from optical illusions to odd tales. Continue reading Why Do People Believe Crazy Things?