These Are Not the Facts You’re Looking For

Why sometimes the truth doesn’t really matter

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For example…

The statement “Columbus discovered America in 1492,” which for me in grade school in the 1980s seemed like an obvious fact that was not worth questioning, has by now been shown to be inaccurate and misleading.

We All Do It

Now here’s another example of what seems appropriate to call a linguistic white lie, a less epic one in scope and implication but a lie nonetheless:

We Have Arrived at Deconstruction Junction

Making a factual statement that goes beyond easily verifiable information or axiomatic observation can be a challenge.

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