“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
We are a media outlet interested in public policy and other goings on, especially in southeast Minnesota.
Say, “I read it in the New York Times” and some people will dismiss it even without reading it. Say, “I saw it on Fox News” and some people will dismiss it even without seeing it.
The Scoop will publish pieces by various people, without attribution, not because we or they are afraid but because we want to try focusing on the messages, not the messengers.
Aristotle figured we don’t have to accept any particular thought. Still, sometimes, it’s the right thing to do.
Read. Consider. Judge on the merits.