Naked Emperors

Logic and reason and their derivatives in the language of persuasion and explanation, are like naked emperors in the face of truths yet to be revealed, being adorned in the semblance of their own authority, to authorise the facts that authorise them to be right in the meantime – whilst followers rally to the call: ‘Here is the reason for the facts being true’.

Mike Laidler

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