Is it rude to suggest that one's life has been devoted to a delusion?

Tough - Daniel Dennett
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“I listen to all these complaints about rudeness and intemperateness, and the opinion that I come to is that there is no polite way of asking somebody: have you considered the possibility that your entire life has been devoted to a delusion? But that’s a good question to ask. Of course we should ask that question and of course it’s going to offend people. Tough.” 

- Daniel Dennett

Quote Source: Philosophy Press

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