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Steve Allpress



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 3:39 pm    Post subject: Bertrand Russell quote re wisdom - fools and fanatics Reply with quote

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.

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Steve Allpress



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 4:16 pm    Post subject: Resistance to change in the face of evidence - fools & f Reply with quote

Interesting research into resistance to change in the face of evidence:-

https://www.samharris.org/blog/item/when-the-brain-wont-change-its-mind

http://www.nature.com/articles/srep39589?utm_source=Main+List&utm_campaign=9357a723ab-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2016_12_27&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f1c2a2c9db-9357a723ab-207371957&mc_cid=9357a723ab&mc_eid=c176843b47
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