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The Elusive Meaning of Truth

Søren Kierkegaard, an 18th century Danish philosopher and theologian once said, “There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.” Recently I received an email from a source that shall remain unnamed, who wanted to warn me regarding my skeptical beliefs and sources in my writings (more specifically from debunkers), in which I threw caution to the wind when writing or publishing material from a pseudoskeptical source. This person went on to warn me (rather ambiguously) that I needed to clarify my thoughts on where I stood before publishing articles that seemed ‘one-sided,’ in which reference was made to a short article that I published in The Journal of Anomalous Sciences long ago, telling readers about the mindset of “True believers” and “debunkers” without understanding the difference between a “pseudoskeptic” and a” true skeptic.” I […]