Category: Reason

On reason

“You are neither right nor wrong because the crowd disagrees with you. You are right because your data and reasoning are right.”

–¬†Benjamin Graham, “Intelligent Investor”

It is the heart of science and rational thought that many people don’t grasp. It doesn’t matter how many people agree or disagree with you, if that crowd isn’t rational. Some people don’t care for sound reason or ignore facts, but the one who prevails over time is the one with solid evidence in a¬†coherent explanation.

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