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“And what's strange, what would be marvelous, is not that God should really exist; the marvel is that such an idea, the idea of the necessity of God, could enter the head of such a savage, vicious beast as man.”
- Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
Pudzer has withdrawn his name for consideration as Labor Secretary.
I may disagree with you, but I'm pretty sure you're not Hitler.
"There is a rumour going around that I have found God. I think this is unlikely because I have enough difficulty finding my keys, and there is empirical evidence that they exist." - Terry Pratchett
The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.
- George Orwell
If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about the answers.
— Thomas Pynchon
So my question is this. If difficulty with the truth is such a problem, starting from the top, how can you separate the things that are worth listening to, from the things that are chaff? Do you believe that it is the responsibility of the populace to determine what is true and what is not? Or should we just do as Trump says and only believe what he says?
From the NY Times
Former Texas governor Rick Perry won confirmation Thursday as President Trump’s energy secretary. Now comes the hard part.
The Senate voted 62 to 37 Thursday afternoon to confirm Perry as energy secretary, brushing aside his onetime vow to abolish the department.
"Isn't it strange that princes and kings, and clowns that caper in sawdust rings, and common folk like you and me are builders for all eternity? Each is given a bag of tools, a shapeless mass, a book of rules, and each must make - ere life has flown- a stumbling block or a stepping stone." ---- Sharpe/Davidson