Progressives don’t only live in a post-American world; they live in a post-Truth world. A world without facts and without truth is one in which the America that was cannot exist.
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Nous ne pouvons arracher une seule page de notre vie, mais nous pouvons jeter le livre au feu. We cannot tear a single page from our life, but we can throw the whole book into the fire.
Frustra fit per plura, quod potest fieri per pauciora. It is pointless to do with more what can be done with fewer.
—William of Ockham
Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
Nil terribile nisi ipse timor. Nothing is terrible except fear itself.
Prudens quaestio dimidium scientiae. To ask the proper question is half of knowing.
1 + 1 = 2
The above proposition is occasionally useful