Understanding Ignorance — And Why You Don’t Have the Right to Believe Whatever You Want to | Alternet

Do we have the right to believe whatever we want to believe? This supposed right is often claimed as the last resort of the wilfully ignorant, the person who is cornered by evidence and mounting opinion: ‘I believe climate change is a hoax whatever anyone else says, and I have a right to believe it!’ But is there such a right?

Source: Understanding Ignorance — And Why You Don’t Have the Right to Believe Whatever You Want to | Alternet

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