It makes no sense to ridicule those who place blind faith in Pseudoscience, only to become someone who places blind faith in Science, Politics, Philosophy, or any other kind of external Authority. Blind faith is blind faith even if one’s dogmatic commitments are anointed by Academia. To invoke the words of Herbert V. Guenther, “There… Continue reading Whose mind is it anyway?
The antithesis of negativity is not positive thinking, but critical thinking. Skepticism, rather than optimism, is the most powerful way to undermine pessimistic presuppositions. The perception of doom and gloom does not arise from a lack of faith in the goodness of the Universe, but from an overabundance of confidence in what we think we… Continue reading Be critical