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galen  ·  1163 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Wired | Sam Harris and the Myth of Perfectly Rational Thought

    i don't understand why cynicism means you have to take people at face value when they say they have all the answers

It doesn‘t.

The „New Atheists“ and their superfans were never real cynics. They‘re ideologues who like to play the smart one while spouting their special brand of tribalist hate.