"I see men ordinarily more eager
to discover a reason for things
than to find out whether things are so."
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Michel De Montaigne
[Michel Eyquem De Montaigne] (1532-1592) French Renaissance scholar, philosopher, writer
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Often we have a lot invested in our myths and self-delusions.
 -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Well said Archer ;-) SO SO accurate
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Yes, Acher, you hit the nail on the head
     -- RobertSRQ     
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    I wonder if sometimes when we discover the reason for things...we find out that certain things "aren't so". Always follow the money if you want the reasons and the truth.
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    I see men ordinarily more eager to explain things so that others will believe what is not so.
     -- warren, olathe     
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