As individuals we can be quite unreliable and overconfident in our knowledge. As collective humanity however we found the common ground of reason, which manifests itself through science and institutions. Reaffirming our trust in reason promotes understanding over believing.
Reason is more than ever essential nowadays, when free speech has become synonym not of constructive debate but of subjectivity, entrenchment and dogmatism, with the underlying assumption that any opinion can be considered valid with no accountability and no burden of proof.
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