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  1. Oct 2022
    1. The Verdict of History," he scrawled on anote : "There is none — . . . Apart from verif of facts There is noverdict only onesided testimony." "

      Note, n.d. (probably made during the 1920's), unsorted, Paxson File.

  2. Mar 2021
    1. Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH. (2020, November 20). Today was a very, very odd day I testified before @senatehomeland They held a hearing on hydroxychloroquine. Yup, HCQ In the middle of the worst surge of pandemic HCQ It was clear how our information architecture shapes questions of science and medicine of COVID A thread [Tweet]. @ashishkjha. https://twitter.com/ashishkjha/status/1329646432958156801

  3. Oct 2020
  4. Mar 2017
    1. when we ask the question of what this will to truth has been and constantly is, across our discourses, this will to truth which has crossed so many centuries of our history
    2. I should like it to be all around me like a calm, deep transparence, infinitely open, where others would fit in with my expectations, and from which truths would emerge one by one; I should only have to let myself be carried, within it and by it, like a happy wreck."

      carried by the conversation

  5. Feb 2017
    1. If a pastor is present ask him to offer prayer

      An opportunity for a man to participate, but also ropes him in to offering an implicit endorsement of the group/meeting by blessing it. Willard is recommending another sort of testimonial.

    2. with an introduction comprising three letters from male

      Another example of white male testimony being necessary for Othered bodies to be taken seriously, connecting us to Palmer, Stewart, the Grimkes, and Douglass last week.

    1. testimony as a form of moral evidence. By testimony. Campbell means not only the assertions of witnesses in the courtroom, but any assertion about experience-the assertions, for example, that constitute an historical record.

      Campbell testimony

    1. Testimony, timony within the proper bounds. Hence we are lherefore, is the foundation of history, which is taught to consider many attendant circu~sta~ces, occupied about individuals.

      This is a little misleading, or is, at least, a very limited view of history. I mean, I understand that he's trying to make a broad claim to emphasize the importance of testimony, but although we certainly have a lot of narratives about individuals, history is mostly dictated by what we as a group (that is, not individuals creating their own testimonies) choose to preserve or erase/ignore.

  6. Sep 2016
    1. They point to an Adler and Adler study that concluded, “Big-time basketball and being seriously engaged in academics were not compatible.”
    2. In a New York Times’ piece in 2011 University of Maryland system Chancellor Brit Kirwan points the blame on the NCAA itself.  “The huge TV contracts and excessive commercialization have corrupted intercollegiate athletics,” he said. “To some extent they have compromised the integrity of the universities.”

      use of testimony

    3. Some writers, like Stanley Eitzen, have even compared the system to indentured servitude or a “plantation system.”[2]  Concerning the revenue sports of men’s basketball and football, the players should be entitled to some monetary compensation for their work, as well as the right to enter the professional leagues at an age that suits their abilities.

      comparing the system of players going to college before pros to indentured servitude or a plantation system / also uses testimony by getting someone else's opinion

    1. Their backgrounds in national security, labor unions, the law, business, diplomacy and economics helped inform what we consider to be a realistic plan for the future

      Building credibility with the reader that the author did his/her research on these people and backgrounds to provide a balanced view.

    1. You see it in Cristian Miguel Soler, a young man who became the first of his family to travel here after 50 years.  And meeting relatives for the first time, he said, “I realized that family is family no matter the distance between us.”

      This uses testimony as well as pathos. It draws upon the common bond of family that was so often broken by our relation with Cuba. President Obama uses this testimony to make a connection to the audience, especially since he may not have been directly affected by this issue.

    2. In 1959, the year that my father moved to America, it was illegal for him to marry my mother, who was white, in many American states.  When I first started school, we were still struggling to desegregate schools across the American South.

      Personal experience is used to highlight how he has witnessed some progress firsthand.

  7. Sep 2015