The religious and superstitious mind explained.

Stephen Fry on QI explaining how social experiments on pigeons demonstrates the basis of the superstitious/religious mind.

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Comment by Jacob LeMaster on November 10, 2011 at 10:25am

between QI,  Nevermind the Buzzcocks, and Doctor Who I could watch British TV indefinitely..

Comment by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on November 10, 2011 at 1:25pm

I agree and if the BBC stopped doing Science documentaries the TV would be sold - if I did not throw a hammer through it first. The majority of everything else is so dumbed down it....oh don't start Reg.

Comment by Kilana Malakina on November 10, 2011 at 4:53pm

LOL @ it being a sin for a catholic to be superstitious...

Comment by Heather Spoonheim on November 10, 2011 at 4:55pm

Yeah, but decorate your car with religious symbols, keep counting the rosary, and eat fish on Friday, ok?

Comment by Darrell Mont on November 15, 2011 at 4:19am

(I'm a recovering catholic). Catholics have a very convenient way of getting around such issues, they change the rules...literally. Take a careful look at the "protestant" 10 commandments and the "catholic" 10 commandments. (Oh yes, they ARE different, if you don't already know.) The catholics have removed "Thou shalt make no graven image" and divided #10 in to "wife" and "property". This is how they get around all the statues, rosaries, paintings, etc. As a child, I was told that it was those pesky protestants that changed it but history doesn't support the notion.

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