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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)

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First Principles: Whatever May Be Our Wishes, Our Inclinations Or the Dictates of Our Passions, They Cannot Alter the State of Facts and Evidence

“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)    

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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)      

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Thought For the Day: Liberty Is the Hardest Test

“Liberty is the hardest test that one can inflict on a people. To know how to be free is not given equally to all men and all nations.”  – Paul Valéry (1871-1945) A nice poem of his: http://www.thedrunkenboat.com/valery.html     … Continue reading

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