Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Edmund Burke

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Author: Edmund Burke

Security of Truth.

I then thought, and am still of the same opinion, that error, and not truth of any kind, is dangerous; that ill conclusions can only flow from false propositions; and that, to know whether any proposition be true or false, it is a preposterous method to examine it by its apparent consequences.

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Chicago: Edmund Burke, "Security of Truth.," Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Edmund Burke in Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Edmund Burke Original Sources, accessed August 12, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5AWZDBCBF7WTWDS.

MLA: Burke, Edmund. "Security of Truth." Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Edmund Burke, in Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Edmund Burke, Original Sources. 12 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5AWZDBCBF7WTWDS.

Harvard: Burke, E, 'Security of Truth.' in Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Edmund Burke. cited in , Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Edmund Burke. Original Sources, retrieved 12 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5AWZDBCBF7WTWDS.