July 17, 2013
"The evidence of science and history is that humans are only ever partly and intermittently rational, but for modern humanists the solution is simple: human beings must in future be more reasonable. These enthusiasts for reason have not noticed that the idea that humans may one day be more rational requires a greater leap of faith than anything in religion."
John Gray, The Silence of Animals: On Progress and Other Modern Myths
Posted July 17, 2013 12:00 AM