The axion of futility

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by Massimo Pigliucci “Axiom of Futility. Agents are required not to make direct attempts to do (or be) something that is logically, theoretically, or practically impossible.” (L. Becker, A New Stoicism, ch. 4) A few days ago I was at the 19th European Skeptics Congress, where I had the honor to deliver a keynote address on […]

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