Proving What Can't Be by Not Seeing It
When G. K. Chesterton was arguing against a rationalist who denied miracles on the ground that experience is against it, he cited this:
There was a great Irish Rationalist of this school who, when he was told that a witness had seen him commit a murder, said he could bring a hundred witnesses who had not seen him commit it. (Gilbert Keith Chesterton, 176)
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