But, Herr Professor, the facts are otherwise

Hegel was expounding on his philosophy of history with reference to a particular series of events when one of his students objected to Hegel’s view and replied, “But, Herr Professor, the facts are otherwise.”
“So much worse for the facts,” was Hegel’s answer.

 

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One Response to “But, Herr Professor, the facts are otherwise”

  1. Zachariah Says:

    Chuckles.

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