Episode #481

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    Daniel Dennett

    • http://ase.tufts.edu/cogstud/dennett/

      Science or Fiction

      Skeptical Quote of the Week.

      ‘If all your friends jumped off a bridge, would you jump too?’ ’Oh jeez. Probably.’ ’What!? Why!?’ ’Because all my friends did. Think about it — which scenario is more likely: every single person I know, many of them levelheaded and afraid of heights, abruptly went crazy at exactly the same time… …or the bridge is on fire?’ - Randall Munroe (xkcd)