Part of a series which began with Fake news and the ethics of belief.
At times he comes across like a Victorian sermon though, which can be a tad off-putting.
But if we dial down the rhetoric I think we can make a fairly strong case for much of what he has in mind, particularly in relation to belief in its social context.
So here is my own version.
Clifford expressed his evidence principle (which we are calling ’CP’) in universal, absolute terms:
[CP] …it is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.1