The Writings Of Señor Tao – Truth And Lies

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What then is truth? A movable host of metaphors, metonymies, and anthropomorphisms: in short, a sum of human relations which have been poetically and rhetorically intensified, transferred, and embellished, and which, after long usage, seem to a people to be fixed, canonical, and binding. Truths are illusions which we have forgotten are illusions — they …

For The Love Of Wisdom – Maria Konnikova – Control And Chance

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Maria Konnikova Over and over, people would overestimate the degree of control they had over events — smart people, people who excelled at many things, people who should have known better… The more they overestimated their own skill relative to luck, the less they learned from what the environment was trying to tell them, and …

The Writings Of Tao Writer – The Big Lie And The War Against Truth

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If our leaders seek to conceal the truth, or we as people become accepting of alternative realities that are no longer grounded in facts, then we as American citizens are on a pathway to relinquishing our freedom…When we as people, a free people, go wobbly on the truth even on what may seem the most …

For The Love Of Wisdom – Donald Trump -The Death Of 250,000 American Citizens To The Co-Vid 19 Virus

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Remember : This happened on my watch! Donald Trump (June 14, 1946 -) Note: The words above were spoken by Donald Trump after the announcement by Pfizer of a possible vaccine. If he wishes to take credit for the vaccine then he must also take credit and is responsible for the deaths which occurred during …

For The Love Of Wisdom – Chief Justice John Roberts – Truth And The Judiciary

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Chief Justice John Roberts  (January 27, 1955 -) In our age when social media can instantly spread rumour and false information on a grand scale, the public’s need to understand our government, and the protections it provides, is ever more vital. We should celebrate our strong and independent judiciary, a key source of national unity …

For The Love Of Wisdom – Oliver Sacks – Truth, Beauty And The Periodic Table

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Oliver Sacks (July 09, 1933 - August 30, 2015) I had an overwhelming sense of Truth and Beauty when I saw the periodic table, a sense that this was not a mere human construct, arbitrary, but an actual vision of the eternal cosmic order, and that any future discoveries and advances, whatever they might add, …

For The Love Of Wisdom – Timothy Snyder – Truth

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Timothy Snyder (August 18, 1969 -) Americans are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism…Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience… You submit to tyranny when you renounce the difference between what you want to hear and what is actually the case… Accepting Post-truth is pre-fascism, …

For The Love Of Wisdom – Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche – Truth

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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (October 15, 1844 – August 25, 1900) What then is truth? A movable host of metaphors, metonymies, and anthropomorphisms: in short, a sum of human relations which have been poetically and rhetorically intensified, transferred, and embellished, and which, after long usage, seem to a people to be fixed, canonical, and binding. Truths …

The Writings Of Tao Writer – Deceit’s Tangled Web

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deceit  noun— the action or practice of deceiving someone by concealing or misrepresenting the truth : a web of deceit. — an attempt or disposition to deceive or lead into error; any declaration, artifice, or practice, which misleads another, or causes him to believe what is false; Tao Writer (April 17, 1948 -) Deceit's Tangled Web …