“Then he told me, very tenderly, that it can be dangerous to believe things just because you want them to be true. You can get tricked if you don’t question yourself and others, especially people in a position of authority. He told me that anything that’s truly real can stand up to scrutiny.”
Certainly, if that advice had been given to us by our parents, how different our lives would be today.
“How Carl Sagan Described Death To His Young Daughter”
A new essay from Sasha Sagan shows how a great popularizer of science answered…