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  1. Mar 2023
    1. We must be epistemically vigilant. And we should look after the epistemic wellbeing of others

      Article's Claim.

    2. This means that entertaining beliefs that are true and justified isn’t just a noble aim, it’s a goal we ought to actively pursue: an epistemic duty.

      This is the core argument for claiming moral duty in avoiding epistemic harm, that is, not fighting wrong beliefs.

    1. If nothing matters long-term, as Syfret puts it, then her attention shifts to the here and now. But why? According to nihilism nothing at all matters, either long or short term. So focusing on now is just as meaningless as focusing on the big picture.

      This is probably the strongest and definitive argument, and one of (in my opinion) cardinal flaws of nihilism as a whole. Nihilism makes impossible to argue about anything without entering in the above contradiction.