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WEIRD BELIEFS 2 Weird beliefs Weird beliefs have existed in several areas of knowledge including the scientific field. According to Michael Shermer, (2013) weird beliefs refer to a collection of opinions and theories which are unaccepted by many people in various areas of the scientific fields. It is also regarded as an impossible claim which can rarely be justified by many people (Shermer, 2013). The evidences for the claims made in a weird belief are unreliable which can make it to be easily disregarded. Astrology ability to Predict the Future The astrologists can use the stars to tell the future. Astrology utilizes the cycles of the movement of celestial objects like stars to predict the human affairs as well as the future life events. It has been studied with alongside other scientific studies like meteorology and astronomy (Orrell, 2018). Astrology entails the study of the patterns of the celestial objects which makes it to be regarded as a key to the such of meaning in the sky (Orrell, 2018). Some of
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  • Spring '16
  • Michael Shermer

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