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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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self-evident
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • You also believe that the nature of reality is self-evident.
  • But this statement, which to an orthodox ear merely conveyed a self-evident absurdity, could not have been sustained by reasoned argument, because the necessary words were not available.
  • Take for example the well-known passage from the Declaration of Independence: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

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  • We hold these truths to be self-evident...
  • I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal."
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  I Have a Dream

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