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ON THIS DAY: December 17, 2017

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History

‘the proof of the pudding is in the eating’: meaning, origin and variants

 

 

The phrase the proof of the pudding is in the eating means the quality, efficacy, etc., of something can only be shown by putting it to its intended use… 803 more words

William Safire Honored by Neuroethics Society

Pulitzer Prize winner William Safire was widely credited with giving the word “neuroethics” its current meaning, defining it as “the examination of what is right and wrong, good and bad about the treatment of, perfection of, or unwelcome invasion of and worrisome manipulation of the human brain.” Safire was honored posthumously Friday morning with the Steven E. 396 more words

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full disclosure

full disclosure

(1990’s | legalese | “telling the whole story,” “full accounting,” “clean breast”)

It’s a formula now, a ritual. The reporter states affiliations, preferences, or beliefs closely related to the topic at hand, prefaced invariably by “Full disclosure,” or “In the interest of full disclosure” for the orotund. 558 more words

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This is a repeat of an earlier work. Hillary Clinton is attempting to reemerge back into the fray. I want to challenge the right’s “fake news” campaign against her for over 30 years. 1,245 more words

Politics

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This is a repeat of an earlier work. Hillary Clinton is attempting to reemerge back into the fray. I want to challenge the right’s “fake news” campaign against her for over 30 years. 1,245 more words

Politics

This is a repost of a blog that was published about a year ago. Recently, there has been some rehashing regarding Hillary Clinton due to her reemergence back into the fray and for her being part of the resistance. 2,609 more words

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