First Principles: Facts Are Stubborn Things

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” —John Adams (1770) in ‘Argument in Defense of the Soldiers in the Boston Massacre Trials,’ December 1770

For more information on this famous trial and the part John Adams played in it, please see:




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Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses and husband to Ally Romani.
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