[the palaverist]

Thursday, March 08, 2007

[the truth]

Nations and individuals do not grow weaker by confronting the truth. They grow weaker by avoiding it and coming to believe their own evasions.
So concludes Jacob Weisberg in a Slate article on The Four Unspeakable Truths about Iraq. It's a good article about the politics of the Iraq war, and it's good advice generally — advice I'm trying to take in my own life.

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