Won’t get fooled again? Course I will. By myself. Again and again and again. Science notwithstanding…

Saw this recently –

“Philosophy is a battle against the bewitching of our intelligence by means of language.”


which reminded me of that Feynman quote –

“Science is a way of trying not to fool yourself. The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool.”

– Richard Feynman in lecture “What is and What Should be the Role of Scientific Culture in Modern Society”(1964)

(found it here)

This is a reblog from a site I update intermittently – “Intellectual Self-Defence


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