if anyone can show me, and prove to me, that I am wrong in thought or deed, I will gladly change. I seek the truth, which never yet hurt anybody. It is only persistence in self-delusion and ignorance which does harm.
-Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel “Paraphrased”
-USA Today 08/2022
-Written by Thomas Jefferson about John Adams who paid journalist James Thomson Callender to publish it
-The Cincinnati Gazette 1828 on General Jackson
-Congressman Kenneth Rayner on President Franklin Pierce
-John Adams on Alexander Hamilton
-Stephen Douglas on Abraham Lincoln
is a situation found in chess and other games wherein one player is put at a disadvantage because they must make a move when they would prefer to pass and not move. The fact that the player is compelled to move means that their position will become significantly weaker.