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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Monday, March 29, 2004
Man, is this depressing. As is this. I've cut the administration a lot of slack in being willing to believe that going for democritization in Iraq is a good proactive move in the WOT. But it ain't gonna work if we can't do better than this.

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