Do as I say…

He [Popper] is determined, he has said many times before and since, not to respond to criticisms from any of his former students. … [H]e had a demand for me, or so it seems to me to my regret, namely, that I desist from publicly criticizing him … . [5]

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  1. PeterM says:

    Here we see the need for a very delicate balance to be struck between an attempt to immunize your ideas from criticism on the one hand and not frivolously giving them up (e.g. from fear of being accused of using immunizing tactics) on the other.

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