How a Double Nobel-Prize Winner' Belief System was Proven Wrong

The tale of Linus Pauling is an amazing one. I won’t take much of your time today except to ask you to read a Vox article on Linus Pauling and how he mistakenly led millions to believe that vitamin C cures everything from the common cold to cancer:

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Read the Linus Pauling Story

Hey, hold on a minute! Has new research vindicated Pauling’s idea?

No, it hasn’t.

Even when we are convinced we are right, when we repeat our beliefs over and over, and when we have the signal of a Nobel Prize, we should still try to be less wrong rather than more right.