"The most dangerous untruths are truths moderately distorted."
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Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
(1742-1799) German scientist, professor, satirist and Anglophile
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As they are sometimes called, half truths. We can't even get a half truth out of Obama.
 -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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    Cognitive dissonance is alive and well in politics. Sound bites and headlines are easy to remember, but they don't add up correctly in the end. 'Shock and awe' is not just for bombing nations into submission, it is used to keep the populace in constant alarm and thus begging for 'someone to do something.' This is what keeps the bombs and the drones going...
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Often, it is much more difficult to disprove a half-truth / non-truth than it is to prove a truth.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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