The Hated

As I was looking for another quote, I came across this by George Orwell.

“The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it.”

If the above is true, and I believe it is, maybe it is a good thing to be hated by some people in some societies.

As for the quote I was looking, I have a slight vague recollection of it being about a crew that refuses to see the truth that they are about to sail on a ship infested with termites. I guess that skipper should have listened to that exterminator.

The truth is that this world is full of folks who hate the truth and refuse to listen, no matter how obvious it is,

Example: With today’s equipment, a doctor can easily determine the gender of a baby months before the birth. Then again, after he spends a few years in our government run schools….

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