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First Principles: It Is Error Only, and Not Truth, That Shrinks From Inquiry

“It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry.”  – Thomas Paine, philosopher and writer (9 Feb 1737-1809)    

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First Principles: May We Ever Endeavor To Be Friends Despite Our Differences

“I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.” – Thomas Jefferson (1800)        

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First Principles: Science Opens Eyes To Truth

“All eyes are opened, or opening, to the rights of man. The general spread of the light of science has already laid open to every view the palpable truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles … Continue reading

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