by Michael Shermer and Pat Linse on Skeptics.com
A great summary of why we humans believe in the crazy crap that we do. Read it here on Skeptics.com.
I have read most of Shermer’s writings but highly recommend “Why People Believe Weird Things.” Should be required reading by all high school students. Here is his TED Talk summary of his book:
Not to mention, “Why People See God!”