The Belief Instinct

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The Belief Instinct

The Psychology of Souls, Destiny, and the Meaning of Life

By Jesse Bering

W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393341263, 252pp.

Publication Date: February 20, 2012

Description
Lively and brilliantly argued, The Belief Instinct explains the psychology behind belief. Drawing on surprising new studies as well as on literature, philosophy, and even pop culture, The Belief Instinct will reward readers with an enlightened understanding of belief as well as the tools to break free of it.