People believe all sorts of stuff. I talked to some guy on Facebook who believes that Obama is an alien. Got this other guy who told me that no one really died on 9/11, but it was one big hoax. The problem with these guys is that you can’t really argue with them. And that goes for most people with strange beliefs.
I found a video by Michael Shermer that I thought shed light into why that guy keeps telling me that Obama is an alien or why that other guy insists that 9/11 was one big hoax. It seems that we are hard-wired to believe stuff. And actually, that pattern-seeking mentality of the coolest conspiracy theorists around is what kept most of us alive during our evolution.
That’s right. It seems that the 9/11 hoax guy is the product of survival and dudes like him are never going away–which is a good thing. What would I blog about then?
Enjoy the video, especially the “sandals” at around the eleven-minute mark.