Beware prevaricating politicians (what other kind are there?) who endlessly parade ‘facts’ to bolster their ‘electability’ . . .

Dr. John Lukacs, Historian

Dr. John Lukacs, Historian

“Facts” ― inevitably dependent on their associations and, more important, on their statements ― are not truths.  Their statements or expressions can come close to truths ― which is the best we can expect.  A “fact” is never absolute.  (Our very language reflects this.  “This is true” is not quite the same as: “This is the truth.”) ― Remembered Past; On History, Historians, and Historical Knowledge, by John Lukacs, Chapter I, Page 17, edited by Mark G. Malvasi and Jeffrey O. Nelson, ISI Books, Wilmington, Delaware, © 2005 ISI Books.

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Retired military officer; retired Air Force civil servant; retired executive, DS Information Systems Corporation; writer; researcher; reader and avid yachtsman.
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