Posts tagged: Conspiracy Theories

Voodoo Histories

Voodoo Histories

One of the things that makes us human is the need to create order out of chaos, to seek patterns and shapes where there are none and rational explanations for the inexplicable.

It’s why we are able to make out familiar shapes in the clouds or religious icons in the mundane, like pieces of toast, and also why we are innately superstitious, repeating actions we believe to be lucky and avoiding those that ‘experience’ tells us always lead to ‘bad things’ happening. Read more ›››