Figuring out the real story is part of life, just to get over the indignity of being lied to all the time

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"I don’t really do research in order to write. Finding out about things, figuring out the real story—what you call research—is part of life now for some of us. Mostly just to get over the indignity of living in a pool of propaganda, of being lied to all the time, if nothing else."

-- Arundhati Roy, http://www.guernicamag.com/interviews/2356/roy_2_15_11/

(hat tip to Shreya Sanghani)