Scott Adams made an interesting point on his podcast on the 12th of May.
He contends that the following axioms and their outcome are clear.
Therefore, trusting the science you can see is the same as trusting “bullshit.”
Eventually, this process leads to autocratic action. If the reasons are not truth, they have no other way to get people to behave the way they want.
Given the government and their media helpers provide evidence for neither the need for their proclamations, nor the efficacy of the outcomes of them, we are seeing the rise of tyranny.
Probably not. I don’t think even they are that dumb. The vast majority of the people have been quiet so far. That is unlikely to go on forever.
“No one was interested in the facts. They preferred the invention because this invention expressed and corroborated their hates and fears so perfectly.” James Baldwin
“Because half a dozen grasshoppers under a fern make the field ring with their importunate chink, whilst thousands of great cattle, reposed beneath the shadow of the British oak, chew the cud and are silent, pray do not imagine that those who make the noise are the only inhabitants of the field.” Edmund Burke
“Beware the fury of a patient man” John Dryden
I would be happy to listen to arguments that deny this situation. Please comment.
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