"And I should have much stronger Expectations than I dare yet entertain, to see Philosophy solidly establish't, if men would more carefully distinguish those things that they know, from those that they ignore or do but think..."
~Robert Boyle, The Sceptical Chymist, 01661
"We don't know what's coming. We do know we're in it together."
~Stewart Brand, The Clock of the Long Now, 01999
At the time of writing I haven't yet articulated (or posted, anyway) a statement about the purpose and sensibility of this blog, The Sceptical Futuryst. Pending a fuller statement, the two quotations above provide a starting point...