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Jan 062014

Carl Sagan's Book: The Demon-Haunted WorldCarl Sagan’s book caught my eye this week in a post on the blog Brain Pickings. He offers nine tools for healthy skepticism in science and in everyday life. Although the book is fairly old, it offers timeless advice on critical thinking.

According to Maria Popova, the blog’s author:

“Carl Sagan was many things — a cosmic sage, voracious reader, hopeless romantic, and brilliant philosopher. But above all, he endures as our era’s greatest patron saint of reason and common sense, a master of the vital balance between skepticism and openness.” Read the blog.