The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths

The Believing Brain is bestselling author Michael Shermer s comprehensive and provocative theory on how beliefs are born, formed, reinforced, challenged, changed, and extinguished In this work synthesizing thirty years of research, psychologist, historian of science, and the world s best known

Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time

Revised and Expanded Edition In this age of supposed scientific enlightenment, many people still believe in mind reading, past life regression theory, New Age hokum, and alien abduction A no holds barred assault on popular superstitions and prejudices, with than 80,000 copies in print, Why

The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles

The Biology of Belief is a groundbreaking work in the field of New Biology Author Dr Bruce Lipton is a former medical school professor and research scientist His experiments, and that of other leading edge scientists, have examined in great detail the processes by which cells receive information.

Educated

Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home canned peaches and sleeping with her head for the hills bag In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and

Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives

In this provocative and headline making book, Michael Specter confronts the widespread fear of science and its terrible toll on individuals and the planet In Denialism, New Yorker staff writer Michael Specter reveals that Americans have come to mistrust institutions and especially the institution

Tao Te Ching

A lucid translation of the well known Taoist classic by a leading scholar now in a Shambhala Pocket Library edition Written than two thousand years ago, the Tao Teh Ching, or The Classic of the Way and Its Virtue, is one of the true classics of the world of spiritual literature.