Tag Archives: Evidence

WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Inheritance

Day after day, it’s all the more in ready evidence That some things are a matter of simple Providence Among these are matters gained by inheritance Like never realizing the fullness of my impertinence But, instead insisting that I have … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Fraud

Tell me, does it seem a fraud To deeply believe in something Something like my God As unseen and yet creator of everything To be both somewhere and nowhere These are the things that I declare Oh, I know that … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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); from ‘Argument in Defense of the Soldiers in the … Continue reading

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