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Thursday, October 31, 2013

20 Things You Didn't Know About Superstition (Discover Mag) http://tinyurl.com/lhyezmr

Interesting article.

Superstition is the "incorrect identification of causal links," but can still have practical evolutionary benefits. 

Perhaps a flawed understanding of causality is better than no grasp of causality at all. Hmmmm.