The fraud of faux certainty
Belief / climate change / manmade climate change & AGW theory / Science and Pseudoscience

The fraud of faux certainty

I’ve been featuring the issue of climate change, or more specifically mammade climate change, quite a lot lately. Not because I believe it’s untrue. I don’t. I have no belief about it at all. As anyone who reads this will know I agree with Robert Anton Wilson that “belief is the death of intelligence”. The … Continue reading

Alternative History / Belief

belief is the death of intelligence

Robert Anton Wilson, visionary, loon, whatever you will, famously said the words above, going on to add “as soon as one believes a doctrine of any sort, or assumes certitude, one stops thinking about that aspect iof existence”. Quid Sapio agrees with this. And thinks thinking should be encourage wherever possible. So this isn’t a blog for people who have certitudes about things – any things. Fairies, capitalism, chocolate, Loch Ness Monsters, Creationism, Evolution, spontaneous human combustion, the Pope, pasta – anything.

If you’re sure about anything, go away, this place will just make you mad. You’ve been warned. Continue reading