Hume of the Week by James Falk 1/04/2012 | 10:39 0 Posted in Hume My favourite product of the Scottish Enlightenment, David Hume, makes a regular appearance. A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence. The last two decades have more than borne out Hume’s insight. Related Posts Hume of the Week – What Seems, Isn’t No surprise Hume is up there as my favourite thinker. In short, bullshit leads to bad things. Hume of the Week – Factions Hume's 1741 view on faction fits nicely with contemporary intra-political party issues, and with concerns about the members of the political class.