Quotes in critical thinking

Your purpose is to identify where in the process things go wrong, not who messed up. Look for systemic causes, not culprits.


Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.

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It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.

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Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.

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It is a testament to our naïveté about culture that we think that we can change it by simply declaring new values. Such declarations usually produce only cynicism.

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The world cannot be understood without numbers. But the world cannot be understood with numbers alone.

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There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that "my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge."

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It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.

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If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about the answers.


I intend to live forever. So far, so good.

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