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Quotes: When Skepticism Becomes Irresponsible

Quotes2Doubt is the lifeblood of the academy... Yet there is also a point at which such skepticism becomes pathological and irresponsible. --  Times Higher Education "Smoke And Mirrors" via Arts & Letters Daily

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What the second sentence in this quote refers to is fake skepticism that happens to benefit the powerful, such as climate change denial.

Just in case anyone might have thought it indicated a message of "don't question the powerful."

Simply great!
But I will never make my attitude towards knowledge irresponsible.

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