First Principles: Four…Stumbling Blocks In the Way of …Truth,…Weak and Unworthy Authority, Longstanding Custom, the…Ignorant Crowd, and the Hiding of Our Own Ignorance

“There are in fact four very significant stumbling blocks in the way of grasping the truth, which hinder every man however learned, and scarcely allow anyone to win a clear title to wisdom, namely, the example of weak and unworthy authority, longstanding custom, the feeling of the ignorant crowd, and the hiding of our own ignorance while making a display of our apparent knowledge.” – Roger Bacon (1220-1292)

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