The very fact that something is determined as a limitation implies that the limitation is already transcended.
The fact that society has become strong and sure of itself diminishes the external importance of the injury and so leads to a mitigation of its punishment.
The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his INTELLECTUAL superiority to the other creatures; but the fact that he can DO wrong proves his MORAL inferiority to any creature that CANNOT.
The fact is that the public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands.
The difficulty is to detach the framework of fact — of absolute undeniable fact — from the embellishments of theorists and reporters.