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Old Errors and New Labels

[W]hat is often called “modern” is only a new label for an old error, and what is called “behind the times” is really “beyond time” and outside of fashions…

—from Old Errors and New Labels by Fulton Sheen, in the Preface

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To some minds, of course, the startling will always appear to be the profound. It is easier to get the attention of the press when one says, as Ibsen did, that “two and two make five,” than to be orthodox and say that two and two make four.

—from Old Errors and New Labels by Fulton Sheen, in the chapter: The Decline of Controversy

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