Posts Tagged ‘truth’

“Truth will emerge from an adversarial process weighing evidence and testimony before the bar of reason.” -Charles R. Kesler

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Good News, or Bad?

Posted: January 14, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“The truth is, we know so little about life, we don’t really know what the good news is and what the bad news is.” -Kurt Vonnegut

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” -Galileo Galilei

“The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.” -Norman Schwarzkopf

True Lies

Posted: April 13, 2017 in Thought for the Day
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“You can’t lie to yourself.  You’re just denying the truth.” -Scott Steindorff

Since the beginning of the 21st century, the amount of information instantly available to us has increased a thousandfold. Looking for answers today has become a challenge not of finding, but of sifting through….  And it’s not just information, per se.  It is the rhetoric of the global Internet-connected chat room where smart people with opinions assemble data, then analyze and interpret them for us.  And here’s another thing: Much of this secondary information is so well – and persuasively –presented that it feels like experience.  When secondary information feels like experience, we often accept it as truth… truth that is equal to the truth we know from experience.” -Mark Ford

Original Trick

Posted: March 30, 2017 in Thought for the Day
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“I’ll give you a super simple trick to being original.  Tell the truth.  The hard truth that everybody thinks and nobody says.” -Tucker Max