My opinion as based on the definitions of opinion and empirical truth.

According to Merriam Webster: Opinion (noun) — a view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge. Empirical Truth: exact conformity as learned by observation or experiment between judgement and propositions and externally existent things in their actual status and relations, called also actual truth, contingent truth.

Based on the empirical truth of the aforementioned definitions, my opinion of the definition of former would be more factually based on the definition of the latter.

In other words, everyone may be entitled to their opinion. But everyone would be better served basing those opinions on what you know. Rather than just what you think.

Earnest Berbert

Crystal River

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CitrusCo Citizen

Right. For example, don't call a newspaper "Fake News" until you've actually read every page of the newspaper, circled the articles and underlined the facts that you want to check, check them through other sources both primary and secondary, and then read the review of others about those articles that you are questioning. If you haven't read the newspaper and can't give one example of how an article is false and why and show the data, then you don't have the right to call it Fake News or to repeat those words from a leader who either doesn't read or can't read big words and long sentences.

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