Trump may have had the largest inaugural crowd in 2017 if you count all sources online, on TV, and in-person, but his in-person turnout was provably smaller than Obama’s.
Everything is either true or not true, truth is that which does not contain any falseness. Everything that is not true is false.
“Caesar non supra grammaticos“, “Caesar is not above grammarians” meaning that grammar (knowledge) comes before power.
Factoids tagged with "Truth"
Mark Twain is said to have said, “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything”, meaning if you tell a lie you have to remember what lie you told to who.
Identifying a problem is often harder than solving it. Solving a problem requires a proper diagnosis, and that requires asking the right questions.
A Factoid is a brief piece of information that appears to be true, but isn’t necessarily factual or verified, yet is repeated as fact anyway.
Blog Posts tagged with "Truth"
I offer opinions on how to fact-check alternative facts from the perspective of a fact-checker who fact-checks alternative facts. Fact.
Principles are, in a broad sense, simply rule-sets which we follow. Below we will discuss the importance of different types of principles.
“Alternative facts” is a term coined by Trump’s White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to describe questionable information presented as facts.
We explore the nature of truth, the different types of truth, and the different types of entities who report truth to better understand the nature of information.
Political Correctness (PC) generally describes the debate surrounding tolerance, sensitivity, and self-or-state censorship. More specifically, it refers to the “correct” treatment of groups, in the context of current politics, regarding language and policies.
We explain economic inequality from a historical perspective, and then consider the effects of wealth inequality and income inequality in America today.
The major branches of philosophy are (roughly), metaphysics (what is), epistemology (what we can know), logic and reason, ethics and morality, and aesthetics (beauty and art).
We explain the concept of conspiracy theories, including why people formulate them, using examples of famous conspiracy theories from history.