There are no new truths, but only truths that have not been recognized by those who have perceived them without noticing. A truth is something that everybody can be shown to know and to have known, as people say, all along.
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Source Notes: “The Vita Activa,” The New Yorker, (New York), 1958
Mary Therese McCarthy (June 21, 1912 - October 25, 1989) was an American author and critic. She was politically active in left-wing politics for many years.
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