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During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.

George Orwell

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A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die.

Max Planck

Search engines have long been judges of what is important; now they are also arbiters of the truth.

Danny Hillis, The Opinions Of Search Engines (via Edge.org)

Hillis makes the case that adding by semantic knowledge into search Google and others are inherently and inescapably advancing a worldview, like the editor of a magazine. 

All great truths begin as blasphemies.

George Bernard Shaw

When a rumor is true, it spreads faster.

Barbara Poblete, cited by Robert Lee Holtz in Decoding Our Twitter Chatter

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