Mini-Essay#1 – Weird Beliefs
Consider the following claims. Which of these claims seems most likely to be true to you? Which seems least likely to be true to you? Ultimately, do you think any of these claims are plausible or reasonable? Explain and support your answers with reasons.
- There are psychics who have the power speak to the dead
- Astrologists can use the stars to accurately describe people and predict their futures based on when they were born
- The Moon landing never really happened, it was filmed by the US Government in a movie studio on Earth
- Extraterrestrial beings (aliens) have made contact with humans
- The Illuminati, a top secret organization of powerful people, secretly controls all of the world’s governments and everything that happens in the world.
Essay should well-structured, and be at least 350 words long (and for a top grade, longer is recommended).