Download and watch this (*.mov) tomorrow while you eat some food.
It’s a talk that Michael Shermer gave at a recent TED conference.
It’s under 15 minutes long, it’s funny, and it explains why deluded people are prone to see miracles/visions/etc. when there are perfectly rational explanations for them.
And the best part is saved for last. The bit about Katie Melua is priceless (even if you haven’t heard her music, you’ll enjoy it). Hell, just start watching at the 11:40 mark.(via Atheist Perspective)
[tags]Michael Shermer, TED, Katie Melua[/tags]