Beyond Reason

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We err when we try to apply reason to the unknown as we so often do. Life, for example, may exist on other planets. It does, or it does not, but this is beyond our sphere of knowledge. We can’t figure it out with the information we have, nor by force of intention or will. Despite this clear truth we speculate willfully and habitually try to apply reason beyond our knowledge boundary. Although speculation is an understandable and desirable aspect of our…

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