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bitbutter's Avatar Jump to comment 4 by bitbutter

"here's one single lesson from the past we can all learn, it is this: new knowledge needs a willingness to question received ideas - not to be disrespectful, but to ask questions, to think and to debate. "

This sentence looks very cowardly. What has respect got to do with it? and why should anyone anyone be respectful to ideas that are wrong?

Tue, 17 Feb 2009 23:19:00 UTC | #326541