The other day a chap accuses me of being a “skeptic” about matters pertaining to the Chinese. I stand, say, “Guilty as charged.”
The police come, march me away and I decide to write a blog post to explain why being skeptical is the adult position on many things.
Then, I recall that back in 2015, I had written a blog post: In Praise of Skepticism.
It captured exactly what I thought then and now. So, I have copied it and am reposting it unchanged, below.
Things like this make me wonder if I have gotten better or worse at this blogging thing, now going on 8 years.
In Praise of Skepticism REVISITED
Big Red Car here. It rained yesterday in the tropical rain forest formerly known at Austin, Texas.
We are starting to like the daily rains. Everything is green. It is like the Amazon valley.
I am skeptical as to whether it will continue, which brings me to my thought for today — skepticism. Continue reading