Clinging To Delusion

If a con man spiritualist reveals the tricks of cold reading that he uses to simulate talking to dead relatives, his audience will be furious. They desperately want their delusion. They imagine they gain comfort from the deception. Christians are much the same about clinging to their delusions even when they are pretty sure they are empty.

Richard Dawkins interviews Derren Brown on Cold Reading click to watch
~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:70)