“Cherish those who seek the truth but beware of those who find it.”
― Voltaire

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  1. So, according to Voltaire, the reward is in the pursuit but not the discovery? Is truth a tar baby? (Referencing “Song of the South” not a racial slur) Or is he / are you saying that there is no truth at all?

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    1. What is true, is true regardless of whether or not we know it. As for our knowledge, there are degrees of certainty. While I am highly confident that 1 + 1 = 2, I am less confident that 8.74 x 0.61 = 5.3314, perhaps my calculator is faulty, perhaps I’m misremembering the numbers.

      Both the individual and society are best served when we accept only the most unquestionable, as true.

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