A Quote by Rupert Sheldrake on skeptics, skepticism, belieft, and truth

In practice, the goal of skepticism is not the discovery of truth, but the exposure of other people's errors. It plays a useful role in science, religion, scholarship, and common sense. But we need to remember that it is a weapon serving belief or self-interest; we need to be skeptical of skeptics. The more militant the skeptic, the stronger the belief.

Rupert Sheldrake

Source: Edge: The World Question Center 2008 -- http://www.edge.org/q2008/q08_11.html#sheldrake

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