Doubt everything

De omnibus dubitandum.

René Descartes (1596-1650)

While this was rumoured to be Karl Marx‘s favorite motto, it immediately brings to mind the motto of the Royal Society: Nullius in verba.

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One thought on “Doubt everything

  1. lifson says:

    I like this. It reminds me of a time I deliberately lied to a particularly clingy adult-ed group who refused to ask questions for fear of feeling foolish in front of the rest of the class. After the big reveal (in which I pointed out that they had all been daft for believing me without question, just because I stand up waving a board-marker about) – I found that they would henceforth prefer to questions rather than stay quiet. Good times :-)

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