Thursday, September 23, 2010

PolitiCrap, PolitiFact & Truth

During breaks at work I read parts of books and magazines.  That's a benefit of working at a bookstore.  I recently read something about truth that's made me think quite a bit lately.  I unfortunately didn't write down where I read this but the essence of the thought is below.

It has to do with two sides of an issue both claiming truth.  What we know is true in these cases is that both sides are wrong and both sides are right and the problem comes with the extension of truth.

"Both sides are right in what they assert, both sides are wrong in what they deny.  If one truth exerts at the exclusion of the other it becomes an error."

I see and hear it all the time now that I've read that quote.

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