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Old 13 September 2017, 09:49 PM
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Can we amend that to say that an unsolicited disclaimer implies guilt? For example, if you tell an outrageous but true story and someone says that you made it up, you can state that it is true without falling into that rule?

GenYus' corollary to the pinqy rule of Contrary Statements is that the number of times the disclaimer is repeated is the power of the magnitude of the falsehood it disclaims.

IE, Trump's "Trust me. Trust me." means the preceding statement is 4 times farther from the truth.
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