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by Isaac Asimov

Foundation Philosophy (Science) Quotes

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Quote #10

"Now any dogma, primarily based on faith and emotionalism, is a dangerous weapon to use on others, since it is almost impossible to guarantee that the weapon will never be turned on the user." (V.13.70)

Here's another reason to favor rational thinking over emotion: you can rally a crowd based on its hate or other ugly emotion, but you'd better hope they never turn against you. Either that, or you'd better be able to run really, really fast.

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