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Skepticism vs. cynicism

One common thread in a lot of current discussions in politics and sports — we are cynical. We either immediately agree or disagree with whatever we hear.

Cynicism is dangerous. Skepticism is much better.

This piece puts it well: “The difference between skeptics and cynics is a focus on moving forward.”

Source: Skeptics vs Cynics: Problem-Solving with a Bias Towards Resolution – 99U

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