…most men have bound their eyes with one or another handkerchief, and attached themselves to some one of these communities of opinion. This conformity makes them not false in a few particulars, authors of a few lies, but false in all particulars. Their every truth is not quite true. Their two is not the real two, their four not the real four: so that every word they say chagrins us and we know not where to begin to set them right. ~ Emerson
Oy. What is there to say about this? Where to begin?
Co-occurring disorders are proof that addiction isn’t a disease?
That some people experience natural recovery is proof that it’s not a disease?
That impaired pilots abstain at high rates is proof that there is no loss of control?