Michael Shermer

Michael Shermer is an American science writer. He is the founder of The Skeptics Society and Editor in Chief of its magazine, Skeptic.

Abstracts / Issue V

Alien Iconography

by Michael Shermer

illustrator Zoe Taylor

Why should so many people—theists and atheists, theologians and scientists—believe in the existence of superior celestial beings? I contend that it is in the nature of our brains to believe in gods. Read more...