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To spell out the obvious is often to call it into question.

–Eric Hoffer


Though “obviously” can never be rehabilitated.


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Written by kirkistan

June 3, 2014 at 8:45 am

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  1. […] all fall into this state from time to time—often without realizing it. What stands as clear and obvious reason to me looks like wishy-washy BS to you. And your clearly developed opinion looks like […]

  2. […] Plain speech is a subversive force. Not only does plain speech out those not in the know, it actually forces those who think they know to explain or realize they know less than they thought. Plain speech is a force for progress because it breaks down hidden barriers and destroys a primary rhetorical tool for those who want to sit on their knowledge and keep it for themselves and to protect their kingdom. […]

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