A Moment of Clarity, Please
Reading the blogs and comments by this site's members has been a rewarding, satisfying, enriching experience; thank you all. You've helped me to a clarity I'd like to illustrate with the following true story.
Some years ago I did business with a certain printing vendor. We worked together on several projects over many months. He always conducted himself professionally and seemed like a regular guy. One day after going over some…Continue
❝Don't you believe in flying saucers?, they ask me. Don't you believe in telepathy? — in ancient astronauts? — in the Bermuda triangle? — in life after death?Continue
No, I reply. No, no, no, no, and again no.
One person recently, goaded into desperation by the litany of unrelieved negation, burst out "Don't you believe in anything?"
"Yes", I said. "I believe in evidence. I believe in observation, measurement, and…