Re: Keeping an open mind...

Dave Morgan (
Sun, 29 Sep 1996 21:06:27 +0000

> Why is it when people want to denigrate the efforts of science (and
> scepticism is a big part of science), they always say "...keep an
> open mind"...extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof - and
> that proof just isn't there. Do you all keep an open mind and
> suspend your scepticism when you buy a used car? Or do you just keep
> your open mind and believe everything they say about said vehicle?

This remind me of the quote that one should always...

"Keep an open mind- but not so open that your brains fall out"

Anybody know who's responsible for that one?

Dave Morgan