Dagger in hand

A man of prodigious fortune, coming to add his opinion to some light discussion that was going on casually at his table, began precisely thus: "It can only be a liar or an ignoramus who will say otherwise than," and so on. Pursue that philosophical point, dagger in hand.

--Michel de Montaigne, Of the art of discussion.

Stab back: cmnewman99-at-yahoo.com


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Wednesday, June 05, 2002
I've joined a yahoo club of Italian speakers who admire Fallaci's work, through which I should receive some worthwhile intelligence on her doings from time to time. The latest is that there is a recent edition of La Rabbia e L'Orgoglio that includes a CD on which you can hear Fallaci reading her "I find it shameful" article on European antisemitism (in Italian, of course).

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