Alec Nevala-Lee

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Daniel C. Dennett

On any important topic, we tend to have a dim idea of what we hope to be true, and when an author writes the words we want to read, we tend to fall for it, no matter how shoddy the arguments. Needy readers have an asymptote at illiteracy; if a text doesn’t say the one thing they need to read, it might as well be in a foreign language.

Daniel C. Dennett, to Edge

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November 4, 2016 at 7:30 am

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