Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into superstition. Why do so many people believe in things that seem irrational, illogical, and rooted in fear of the unknown?
Merriam-Webster, superstitions are nonsensical: ‘A belief or practice resulting from ignorance, fear of the unknown, trust in magic or chance, or a false conception of causation.
Present: Aaron Stewart, Rich Plumb
- 4 Reasons People Believe In Superstitions, According To Science
- Why Do People Believe in Superstitions?
- This Is the Real Reason You Believe in Superstitions—Says Science
- Why We’re So Superstitious
- History & Superstition
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Download: Episode 60: Superstition