08 MAY 2011 by ideonexus

 A Neutral Witness

Trust a witness in all matters in which neither his self-interest, his passions, his prejudices, nor the love of the marvellous is strongly concerned. When they are involved, require corroborative evidence in exact proportion to the contravention of probability by the thing testified.
Folksonomies: peer review witness
Folksonomies: peer review witness

Thomas Henry Huxley on when to trust a witness.