Episode #790

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        Science or Fiction

        Skeptical Quote of the Week.

        ‘Open-mindedness is about being open to changing your mind in light of new evidence. It’s about detaching from your beliefs and focusing on unbiased thinking void of self-interest. It’s about being open to constructive criticism and new ideas. People who are sceptical do all of this as well—they challenge ideas and they withhold judgment until sufficient evidence is provided—they are open to all possibilities until sufficient evidence is presented.’ Christopher Dwyer, Ph.D., author of ‘Critical Thinking: Conceptual Perspectives and Practical Guidelines’