Skepticism

The great thing about skepticism is that you have absolutely nothing to prove. But before delving into it too deeply, consider this quote from Robert Farrar Capon:

The skeptic is never for real. There he stands, cocktail in hand, left arm draped languorously on one end of the mantelpiece, telling you that he can’t be sure of anything, not even of his own existence. I’ll give you my secret method of demolishing universal skepticism in four words. Whisper to him: “Your fly is open.” If he thinks knowledge is so all-fired impossible, why does he always look?

I also wonder why he should care…

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