Pierre-Simon Laplace Quote

It is to the influence of the opinion of those whom the multitude judges best informed and to whom it has been accustomed to give its confidence in regard to the most important matters of life that the propagation of those errors [pertaining to errors of truth] is due which in times of ignorance have covered the face of the earth.


A Philosophical Essay on Probabilities, Chapter II (p. 9)

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It is to the influence of the opinion of those whom the multitude judges best informed and to whom it has been accustomed to give its confidence in...

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It is to the influence of the opinion of those whom the multitude judges best informed and to whom it has been accustomed to give its confidence in...