Today’s Quote – 2007.07.17

“One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. it is simply too painful to acknowledge — even to ourselves — that we’ve been so credulous. (So the old bamboozles tend to persist as the new bamboozles.”

Carl Sagan

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5 thoughts on “Today’s Quote – 2007.07.17”

  1. Wow…this bamboozling can take so many shapes. For some reason I was reminded of emotionally abusive relationships….where the ‘victim’ begins to actually believe they’ve done something wrong and deserve the treatment.

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