If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Bertrand Russell

English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)

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