Douglas Hofstadter – Metamagical Themas (1985)

by vyh

It might seem that the serious matters of life have precious little to do with the validity of horoscopes, the probability of reincarnation, or the existence of Bigfoot, but I maintain that susceptibility to bad arguments in one domain opens the door to being manipulated in another domain. A critical mind is critical on all fronts simultaneously, and it is vital to train people to be critical at an early stage.

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