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Old 11-23-21, 03:29 PM
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Originally Posted by genejockey View Post
One of the most infuriating things about our current situation is the abandonment of reason and empirical observation as a method for determining truth, in favor of paranoia and wishful thinking. And for what? I guess there's some emotional reward in thinking you are special because you know The Truth They're Trying To Hide, but people aren't even bothering to evaluate the nonsense they're swallowing while rejecting the objectively verifiable. And then they think THEY are the skeptics!!! It's possible we're too stupid collectively to survive.
It has happened before, as in the wholesale abandonment of Classical empiricism for a thousand years during the Middle Ages in Europe. People dont like facts that clash with belief and higher truth.
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