The Whole Truth
INSPIRATIONAL, 9 Apr 2018
Someone was walking alongside the devil. The person in front of them bent down and picked something up.
“What did he find?” he asked. “A piece of the truth,” the devil answered. “Doesn’t that upset you?” he asked. “Not at all,” the devil replied, “soon I will make him believe that he has found the whole truth.”
“Seek the company of those who are searching for the truth, but avoid those who have found it.” — Vaclav Havel
Dietrich Fischer (1941-2015) from Münsingen, Switzerland, got a Licentiate in Mathematics from the University of Bern 1968 and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from New York University 1976. 1986-88 he was a MacArthur Fellow in International Peace and Security at Princeton University. He has taught mathematics, computer science, economics and peace studies at various universities and been a consultant to the United Nations. He was co-founder, with Johan Galtung, of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace, Development and Environment in 1993.
This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 9 Apr 2018.
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