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… is from page 2 of the 5th edition (1966) of Karl Popper’s 1945 study, The Open Society and Its Enemies: Can we expect to get more than the irresponsible reply of the soothsayer if we ask a man what the future has in store for mankind? DBx: So true. Yet the world is over-populated with soothsayers, largely because it is overpopulated with people who not only swallow soothsaying silliness, but who positively demand that they be force-fed such absurd delusions. Comments

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… is from page 2 of the 5th edition (1966) of Karl Popper’s 1945 study, The Open Society and Its Enemies:

Bonus Quotation of the Day…Can we expect to get more than the irresponsible reply of the soothsayer if we ask a man what the future has in store for mankind?

DBx: So true. Yet the world is over-populated with soothsayers, largely because it is overpopulated with people who not only swallow soothsaying silliness, but who positively demand that they be force-fed such absurd delusions.

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He is a professor of economics at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Previously, he was president of the Foundation for Economic Education.

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