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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Tuesday, March 11, 2003
An answer to my question: I asked below whether there would be any justification for preventing a newly-constituted Iraqi state from choosing to acquire WMD. Lee Harris has an answer. A very interesting one.

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