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David Hume On Thinking Too Much

David Hume is one of my intellectual heroes. Let me briefly explain with an amusing anecdote. Years ago I was cornered by a graduate student who wanted to discuss his dissertation—wheat production in post-war Albania. Well, I’m interested in many things but this wasn’t one of them. After a few minutes feigning interest with a frozen smile on my face … I kindly excused myself. I wish this guy had read the following paragraph by Hume, Continue reading David Hume On Thinking Too Much