The Psychology Behind Religion (Michael Shermer)

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This is part of an "Amazing Arguments" playlist featuring people like Daniel Dennet, Stephen Pinker, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens. Check out the rest of the playlist here: Many of the clips are taken from this "Science Refutes God" Debate featuring Michael Shermer and Lawrence Krauss: If you are interested in the psychology of religion, I highly recommend the lecture "Why We Believe in Gods" by Andy Tompson: Evolutionary Psychology of Religion: Hyperactive Agency Detection: You can also check out Shermer's book "The Believing Brain": Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use. All copyrighted materials contained herein belong to their respective copyright holders, I do not claim ownership over any of these materials. In no way do I benefit either financially or otherwise from this video.

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