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The Shrink and The Sage

Is it OK not to have an opinion?

There is a kind of agnostic who genuinely has no opinion and so doesn’t criticise those who do. But many agnostics have a very clear opinion indeed: that the balance of probability is too fine to call. This is not suspension of belief in the face of uncertainty but the certain belief that the matter is especially uncertain.

Latest FT Weekend Magazine column (9/10 August)


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