Monday, July 18, 2022

The principle of exactitude


There is a principle I have been working out, and seeking to find some name for, for many years now. It goes something like this:

The more uncomfortable the truth, the more exacting will be the proofs required.

I, like most humans, have been on every side of this principle. 

I am inclined, when receiving compliments, to accept them without much scrutiny, but when receiving complaints, to demand detailed proofs.

I mean, way back when there used to be any complaints.

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