Why did old world builders decorate their most holy buildings with gargoyles and other Satanic images of leering devils? Simply, because we love them.
Science tells us that people who believe irrational things are not necessarily stupid. But just for the hell of it, let’s give that idea some air anyway.
Everyone knows the story about the Hookman–but why? This redoubtable but stupid urban legend sticks around because, like devil myths, it has an agenda.