Why do people believe in fallacies and create hysterias about something that is obviously not true? I was thinking about this while watching ‘Shark Week’. Specifically, the Megalodon, which people believe is the monster shark. It truly blows my mind that so many people have researched into this shark and have spent countless amount of money looking for it! Can this all be from the Jaws movie? It is pretty obvious that the shark that these people are looking for does not exist, just like the Chupacabra in 1975. People in Puerto Rico believed that a mysterious creature attacked their pets and farm animals, by draining the animal’s blood and taking scoops of flesh. Would it not make more sense to believe that it was a pack of wolves or coyotes that attacked these animals? It is crazy that a rumor as such can turn into hysteria, and involve researchers. Why spend money and time on something that is so obviously fake?
If you don’t know about the Megalodon check out this video: Megalodon