By John L. Casti

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See if you can discover those different meanings. De Montaigne’s unrelenting honesty comforts me. He makes me believe humans can find truth, can write it, and perhaps can even live by it. Use this book and your writing course to free yourself of old ways and dead notions and to find ones you can live by today. Here are some examples of things we think we know but don’t question carefully. Let’s start with a cold scientific fact: Water boils at 212 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s one of those things you memorize in elementary school.

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