Prayer, Probabilities, and Chance — The Optical Illusion Video

This video is named the “Best Optical Illusion in the World,” but a better name would have been “Prayer to Any Agent/Object Has Same Effect Given Laws of Probability or Chance.”  Definitely worth watching.  In an indirect way, it also says something about the origins of beseeching rituals.

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