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Single Idea 19642

[catalogued under 3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 9. Rejecting Truth]

Full Idea

Once a belief is established the police will guarantee its 'truth' sooner or later.

Gist of Idea

Eventually every 'truth' is guaranteed by the police


E.M. Cioran (A Short History of Decay [1949], 6 'Views')

Book Reference

Cioran,E.M.: 'A Short History of Decay', ed/tr. Howard,Richard [Penguin 2010], p.176