The assault on thought

Prabhat Patnaik writes in The Telegraph

Thinking necessarily involves asking questions. To each question asked there are always several possible answers, and different persons asking the question lean, to start with, towards different answers. Over time, based on the accumulation of evidence and experience, society comes to accept some answers and reject others, and thus moves forward in the realm of knowledge. But at any moment in a thinking society, there is always a multiplicity of views on every subject. This, far from being a cause for alarm, is the hallmark of a thinking society.

The assault on thought

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