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Is reasoning always reasonable?

Does anyone really know anything? Don't we all fall into belief due to the sheer impracticality of testing every hypothesis in a thorough, scientific way?

The question, then, is who are you going to believe, and why? Every person has a point of view, and his point of view colors what he believes, thus influencing the next person with whom he is communicating. Some people believe in supernatural beings and events, invisible worlds where spirits dwell. Many people believe in flying saucers from other worlds, alien beings taking people up to do bizarre sexual experiments on them, etc. Some are ardent conspiracy theorists, paranoid about everything in their lives. Others believe in a strict scientific world view, where anything that cannot be tested and confirmed in a repeatable way is to be rejected.

The problem is, which way of seeing the world is right? How is the truth to be known? Can truth be known? Are we as humans even capable of understanding what reality is?

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