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The Bermuda Triangle

In this presentation, Dr. Shermer addresses the topic of The Bermuda Triangle and some of the cognitive biases and processes that lead us to incorrect beliefs about phenomena. The Bermuda Triangle, also known as the Devil’s Triangle, is a region in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean where a number of aircraft and surface vessels reportedly disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Popular culture has attributed these disappearances to the paranormal or supernatural or extraterrestrial intelligences, but evidence indicates that a significant percentage of the incidents were inaccurately reported or embellished by later authors, and numerous official agencies have stated that the number and nature of disappearances in the region is similar to that in any other area of ocean.

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20 responses to “The Bermuda Triangle”

  1. un foller says:

    Allah, really? you think Allah has something to do with this? hahaha

  2. From the desk of Papia Bose says:

    Yeh ! I agree with DIMPY SHARMA. I think its the massive gravitational pull of the Earth thats taking the lives of so many innocents. Let us leave it on the scientists to work on it and prove to the world what the truth might be.

    Let us all pray to God or whoever you wish to, so that this mysterious natural turmoil gets over and innocents are saved as soon as possible.

  3. Sweet One Pranita says:

    Hi, To ALl,
    But I want to say this that bermuda Triangle is nothing but a natural fact or a part of world , i Think each and every country can but there all garbage and waste poly thin to control or prevent our nature by making use of Bermuda Triangle as a flush out of Earth. and to know the history for this , IT IS A BLACK HOLE . WHICH CAN’T BE IDENTIFIED FROM ONE SIDE , ANY ONE HAS TO MOVE FROM SECOND SIDE OF EARTH TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THIS .
    BECAUSE, ACCORDING TO NEWTON’S LAW IT IS ALSO LIKE VICE – VERSA .
    EVERY Action of Force has a equal and opposite Reaction …

  4. Amar bhorali says:

    hi.. what happen? we just talk about the topic on Bermuda triangle nothing else..so we only discusse actually what happen in this place.and talk about recent sciencetific reason

  5. clarence says:

    i wonder where they go after they vanish

  6. urwa says:

    bermuda triangle showing dajal appearance because being a muslim we belief that dajal have one eye……

  7. usama javed says:

    The bermuda triangle is a region in the western part of the North Atlantic ocean in which ship,planes,and people are alleged to have mysteriously vanished

    • DIMPY SHARMA says:

      with respect to your answer i would say that i think there’s nothing much mysterious about it… and the informations i have about the bermuda triangle signifies that itz because of more gravitational force…. i think scientists will soon find out the accurate reason behind it..and i also want to know more about the lake of no return…
      Hope u agree with my answer…!!!!!

    • non insane female from US says:

      It must be a family affair… your names are crazy too…

  8. joyeinny torres says:

    if you have another information please let me know im really curious about it and im still reading a book about this case but im afraid i cant find any answer about this place

  9. khalaq Naz Khan says:

    We know The day will come when Dajal will appear as the symbol of devil. But A Force holds all the world in his hand is always there and will remain there. Allah Almighty will sent Hazrat Isa who will demolish the powers of dajal. It is a universal truth and it will happen. So, OH! people of the world do not worry about it believe in one God who created man and will give death to man. The people who remain on right path can get the happiness of God. Do not trust on Dajal, he is the son of devil

    • Haraman says:

      Yes it is right that one day dajjal will come and he will destroyed everything thing but people dont forget ALLAH will sent HAZRAT Isa ali slam to come and destroy dajjal….

    • non insane female from US says:

      Hey… what did I tell you about your insane God fairy tales? Bad! Stop that this instant, sir. LOL… This is a place to comment on the Bermuda Triangle, not get preachy and psycho. What crazy ass country are you stickin your sandy ass out from? LMAO!

      • Persona grata 1849 says:

        hey you miss, mind your language you have no right to use such kind of idiotic terms against ALLAH the creator of this universe .
        go home and discuss after learn how human and this universe came in to exist, my dear you better ask with your religion scholar if he will remained unbiased he will give you slaps on your red cheeks with logic
        if you are interested in my logic I would like to make your face much red as much as I can with slaps of logical proofs

  10. khalaq Naz Khan says:

    Bermuda Triangle is term introduced by jewish minded American. The Proof is that if we look carefully to the Dollars’ image there we can see the triangle having an eye on it. It is the symbol of Dajal. American in their duty introduce it to the world as terror. All the world belongs to Alllah. There nothing happen in the world without Allah Almighty will. So, the concept of this triangle is way to introduce the terror of Dajal which shameful for the scientists to accept it.

    • non insane female from US says:

      Why cant you write in proper English? And what the hell is a Jewish American mind!? You and your insane Allah theories should go find a nice camel to make love to… sheesh. You’re really wierd, man…

      • Persona grata 1849 says:

        hey you miss, mind your language you have no right to use such kind of idiotic terms against ALLAH the creator of this universe .
        go home and discuss after learn how human and this universe came in to exist, my dear you better ask with your religion scholar if he will remained unbiased he will give you slaps on your red cheeks with logic
        if you are interested in my logic I would like to make your face much red as much as I can with slaps of logical proofs

        • RAJESH says:

          Hahaah Logic is what does not exist in your book . Islam and logic are two ends of a spectrum -)

      • Ayesha Arfa says:

        you are idiots to not believe the All mighty Allah.You crazy people believe nothing we say we are warning you guys.If you do not listen I will not care what happens to you in the last day

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