Notarizing documents is weird

"Hey, I stamped this paper, so it's A-OK"

“If an offense come out of the truth, better is it that the offense come than that the truth be concealed.”

—Thomas Hardy

We have rituals and ceremonies for many occasions that are essentially about public declarations of truth. Swearing an oath on the Bible before you give testimony. Getting a document notarized so it’s valid. Signing a contract to buy a…

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