There are those who feel an imperative need to believe, for whom the values of a belief are proportionate, not to its truth, but to its definiteness. Incapable of either admitting the existence ofcontrary judgments or of suspending their own, they supply the place ofknowledge by turning other men’s conjectures into dogmas.
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|Birth:||12th August, 1891|
|Death:||9th April, 1953|
Cyril Edwin Mitchinson Joad was an English philosopher and broadcasting personality. He is most famous for his appearance on The Brains Trust, an extremely popular BBC Radio wartime discussion programme. He managed to popularise philosophy and became a celebrity, before his downfall in the Train Ticket Scandal of 1948.
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