For more, get and read Persusions of the Witch's Craft by anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann.
We preserve our identities as skeptical and educated, while changing our interpretative strategies, get entangled in various forms of confirmation bias while ignoring that we are doing this.
Persuasions of the Witch's Craft
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