Placebo Buttons

#Culture

Sat, Aug 28th, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

David McRaney, of You Are Not So Smart, a website that celebrates self delusion, highlights this very interesting misconception: all buttons placed around you do your bidding.

The truth is, however, that many public buttons are only there to comfort you.

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