nonfact

nonfact

(ˌnɒnˈfækt)
n
a thing that is not true or provable
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Since the word "fact" comes from the Latin verb facio and means something done, finished, accomplished, and since for Voegelin human existence is best understood as movement, process, flux, because it is illuminated by the flowing divine presence in consciousness, "existence is the nonfact of a disturbing movement in the In-Between of ignorance and knowledge, of time and time lessness, of imperfection and perfection, of hope and fulfillment, and ultimately of life and death.
While this is probably just as well, for the Americans are so good at rashly declaring battle that the eagle would soon get dizzy swivelling its head back and forth, what makes this nonfact so galling is that it had appeared on the West Wing.
Interactants who engaged in precognitive commitment generally used a nonpositive reasoning strategy (negative, nonfact based, questioning) and were not able to perceive multiple perspectives.
One can thus start from the distinction fact versus nonfact in a world.
There seemed to be no such thing as "enough" on this, with every fact and every nonfact being reported and reported and then reported a few more times.
E as students try to differentiate between fact and nonfact.
Reading Section of TAAS contains six objectives designed to match this curriculum: (a) Word Meaning, (b) Supporting Ideas, (c) Summarization, (d) Relationship and Generalization, (e) Inferences and Generalizations, (f) Point of View, Propaganda, Fact and Nonfact.
unmeasured or unhappened) is a nonfact, contrary to what most social
Let c be a clause defining p and having n body calls, and let m be the total number of nonfact clauses defining p.
Bancroft characterizes this statement as "quite an effective mixture of fact and nonfact, or altered fact.
The Mexican loan package is complex, but the senator has sidetracked the entire debate by turning a nonfact into a central issue.
It should be noted that the tables also show many nonfacts of this variety, that is, sets of schools and sets of journals for which publications have not declined.