Thursday, 14 April 2022

"The bamboozle has captured us..."


"One of the saddest lessons of history is this; if we've been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We're no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It's simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we've been taken."
~ Carl Sagan, from his book The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark [hat tip 'Laughing in Disbelief']


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