The force of truth that a statement imparts, then, its prominence among the hordes of recorded observations that I may optionally apply to my own life, depends, in addition to the sense that it is argumentatively defensible, on the sense that someone like me, and someone I like, whose voice is audible and who is at least notionally in the same room with me, does or can possibly hold it to be compellingly true. Nicholson Baker quotes
"You begin to understand the psychology of a person not when you ask him questions, and get the expected answers from him — but precisely when he himself says what he thinks."
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