Ed Dodson responding... Robin Hanson wrote: > > > Since some people on this list might be considered extremists, > what do you think of this explanation? Are you extreme > because you are inflexible? > Hmmm. I admit to being extreme only in my defense of objectively-derived principle. Eric Hoffer said it correctly, I think, when he decribed those who are extreme in belief or action without objectivity as 'true believers'. And, the most inflexibile true believers are those who are so far beyond objectivity as never to be confused by the facts.
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