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Inspirational soup for aspiring critical thinkers:

Bill Maher: What is so hard about saying the words: I DON’T KNOW?

Karen Armstrong: Belief… [is] self-indulgent guesswork about matters nobody can be certain of one way or the other but what makes people quarrelsome and stupidly sectarian.

George Carlin: Bullshit is the glue… that binds us as a nation. But we believe them because they’re pounded into our heads from the time we’re children.

David Attenborough: Explanation[s] of how we came into the world… they can’t all be right, some of them [have] to be wrong… so which are right? In face of such conflict, why don’t we look at the world around us? This evidence is the same everywhere.

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