We have to talk about doubt | Curio

We have to talk about doubt

9 mins | Sep 16, 2021

Have we been defining it incorrectly all this time? 
Doubt is complex; sometimes, it allows the discovery of new truths whilst other times it cuts off instinctual reasoning in a dangerous manner. Why is this? David Krakauer, an evolutionary biologist, reveals that these are, in fact, two completely different attitudes: scientific and conspiratorial scepticism. In this short piece, he explains how we can tell the difference between them.

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