John 18:37 – “You are a king, then!” said Pilate. Jesus answered, “You are right in saying I am a king. In fact, for this reason I was born, and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone on the side of truth listens to me.” (NIV 1984)
My Musings – There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics. ~ Attributed to Benjamin Disraeli (1804 – 1881) British prime minister. In our day, I think we can add a fourth, the internet.
The truth seems to be such a rare commodity these days. We seem to want to devise what it is that we want to believe, what it is that we want to be the truth, and then craft the “lies, damned lies and statistics” to support it. Nothing seems more contradictory to me than the phrase “spin the truth.” The…
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