Monday, November 7, 2016
From The Duck that Won the Lottery and 99 Other Bad Arguments, by Julian Baggini
"It is a sad fact about the world that just because many things are unpleasant, that doesn't mean they aren't true. We all know this, and no sensible adult would accept the general principle that something's being unpalatable means that it is not the case. But however terrible it may be that people would argue like this, as a matter of fact, they do."
From Chapter 79, The awful truth