New Age Nonsense: Indigo Children

‘Indigo Children’ is a lable given to children who display unusual intelligence and empathy is basically an invention by scam artists and perpetuated by narcissistic parents who want to believe their children are special. The phenomenon, mostly seen in America, is a great example of New Age ‘science’ in action. Check out the clip below (a couple of years old) and try to see if you can understand exactly what the parents of these ‘special children’ are talking about. Other than being incredibly annoying, I really don’t see anything special at all:

Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.