Posted: Sep 16, 2012 11:54 pm
by Beatrice
Weaver wrote:Supports her pre-conceived notion that skeptics won't listen to her, therefore her truth must be something really awesome.

Confirmation bias combined with an inability to listen to experimentally-verified facts is a dangerous combination.

Just look at the US Republican Party.

Sadly, I think you're spot on Weaver. True believers of all stripes are pretty scary people.