“Like the choice between competing political institutions, that between competing paradigms proves to be a choice between incompatible modes of community life. Because it has that character, the choice is not and cannot be determined merely by the evaluative procedures characteristic of normal science, for these depend in part upon a particular paradigm, and that paradigm is at issue. When paradigms enter, as they must, into a debate about paradigm choice, their role is necessarily circular. Each group uses its own paradigm to argue in that paradigm’s defense.”


-Thomas Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

Some stuff we mentioned:

The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt

Christopher Hitchens on why belief in God is illogical

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