Why People Sometimes Believe In Magic

Why People Sometimes Believe In Magic

There are 2 comments on the Scientific Blogging story from Jan 24, 2013, titled Why People Sometimes Believe In Magic. In it, Scientific Blogging reports that:

I'm the founder of Science 2.0A and co-author of "Science Left Behind". A wise man once said Darwin had the greatest idea anyone... Some people believe in magic.

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Watertown mom

Wellesley Hills, MA

#1 Jan 24, 2013
I think people sometimes believe in magic because they don't understand the science or technology involved. Other reasons may be because our brains are limited and may only be able to understand certain things. For example, I believe in a number of unusual things like remote viewing, ESP, etc. But, I think that we don't understand exactly how our brains work yet.

Since: Oct 14

Delhi, India

#2 Dec 10, 2014
Whenever people don’t understand actual things, they prefer magic more than anything else.

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