from "Nation", by Terry Prattchett (p.97 of Corgui pocket edition) - Terry Prattchett

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It was a game. He loved it when she assembled her facts and pinned him down with cast-iron argument. He believed in rational thinking and scientific inquiry, which was why he never won an argument with his mother, who believed in people doing what she told them, and believed it with a rock-hard certainty which dismissed all opposition.

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