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  1. Nov 2013
    1. It is in a similarly restricted sense that man now wants nothing but truth: he desires the pleasant, life-preserving consequences of truth. He is indifferent toward pure knowledge which has no consequences; toward those truths which are possibly harmful and destructive he is even hostilely inclined.

      "tell me lies. tell me sweet, sweet lies" The maintenance of convention. Truth and/or consequences.