How do you explain jinn possessions, strange occurrences, and exorcisms?

James Randi

Sleep Paralysis

Artistic portrayal of nightmares and sleep paralysis

Mental health issues

I Am Not A Monster: Schizophrenia | Cecilia McGough | TEDxPSU

What about “normal” people?

Pattern recognition and belief in God and spirits

Ted Talk: The pattern behind self-deception | Michael Shermer

Dopamine and religiosity

Placebo effect

Placebo effect can’t solve everything


Strange “healing” ritual performed to “cure” people of various ailments.

The scientific method




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