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Daily TEDTalk Inspiration: “Michael Shermer: The Pattern behind Self-Deception”

Time to watch another TEDTalk. 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.

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