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dictum
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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Definition
a short saying intended to make a point
in various senses, including:
  • a popular saying — such as "Nothing is certain but death and taxes."
  • a formal declaration from a respected source — such as the Constitution's statement that "Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of speech"
  • a non-binding remark in a judge's opinion — short for obiter dictum
  • The dictum that Science and its offspring, technology, are "value free," that is, "quality free," has got to go.
    Part 3 (50% in)

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