purposeless people eaters

by blakey vermeule

Plenty of research shows that our minds have evolved to over-attribute agency to the surrounding world and patterns to the shape of human affairs. Several researchers have begun to explore how we attribute purposes and design to other people (e.g. when we say about a romantic partner that he or she was put on earth to be our “other half”) and indeed to the shape of our own lives (e.g. when we believe that we were put on earth to do that special thing only we can do).

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