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  Fact - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
not tautologies) and facts is one of the provinces of epistemology.
A statement of fact or a factual claim is a statement that is presented as an accurate representation of a situation, event, or condition, and that is capable of being either proved or disproved.
A fact that was once a fact and hence becomes disproven may once again become a fact if the factual evidence supporting its validity become increasingly factual in light of new and, ultimately, factual evidence.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fact   (677 words)

 Fact - Uncyclopedia
Facts are traditionally fabricated in a factory, but the introduction of modern techniques has allowed the creation of facts to move into the home.
Facts are commonly used in many ways, such as to signify mathematical dismissal, to spend time spreading bullshit, to get smart, to make it all up as you go along, to bungle something, or to act carefully or foolishly, as if full of cheese doodles.
The origin of the fact may be traced to a very old taboo and has been considered shocking from the first, though it is seen in print much more often now than in the past.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Fact   (598 words)

 Evolution is a Fact and a Theory
In science "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional consent." I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
Examples of evolution that are readily apparent include the fact that modern populations are evolving and the fact that two closely related species share a common ancestor.
When we say a thing is a fact, then, we only mean that its probability is an extremely high one: so high that we are not bothered by doubt about it and are ready to act accordingly.
www.talkorigins.org /faqs/evolution-fact.html   (2065 words)

By a dogmatic fact, in wider sense, is meant any fact connected with a dogma and on which the application of the dogma to a particular case depends.
In the strict sense, therefore, a dogmatic fact may be defined as "the orthodox or heterodox meaning of a book or proposition"; or as a "fact that is so connected with dogma that a knowledge of the fact is necessary for teaching and conserving sound doctrine".
If the Church could not define the orthodox or unorthodox sense of books, sermons, conferences, and discourses generally, she might still be infallible in regard to abstract doctrine, but she could not fulfil her task as practical teacher of humanity, not protect her children from actual concrete dangers to their faith and morals.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05092a.htm   (1228 words)

 Fact - Encyclopedia Dramatica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fact is part of the series on Internet Law.
However, the term fact has lost much of its linguistic coherency since the advent of the internets.
This is why it is important to check your facts — otherwise, your facts become fiction or worse a Fall Out Boy lyric.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/Factual_inaccuracy   (430 words)

FACT is the $43 million family endowment of San Francisco's Diane V. Feeney, daughter of Charles Feeney, duty-free airport store magnate, who anonymously gave away $640 million from his Bermuda foundation's $3.5 billion assets.
FACT's intent: "Since one of our goals is to affect public policy on the local, state and national levels, we look for clusters that encompass groups working collaboratively on all of these levels and that include base-building, research, media, training, technical assistance, legal, and policy components.
FACT is not registered as a nonprofit foundation in California or anywhere in the United States.
www.eskimo.com /~4janet/FACT.htm   (244 words)

 Forum on the Advancement of Court Technology
The Forum on the Advancement of Court Technology (FACT) is a consortium of private sector companies and senior court representatives dedicated to strengthening the dialogue between courts and their providers of technology.
FACT's mission statement is "to improve the quality of justice through communication between those who develop and provide technology and services and those who manage the courts." FACT members provide insights and propose methods to improve technology acquisition and development processes.
FACT is an ad hoc division of NACM and uses the good offices of this professional organization to facilitate operations.
fact.ncsc.dni.us   (439 words)

 "Fact" Defined & Explained
There is no such thing as an untrue fact, but in the legal system the word is often used to denote conflicting allegations -- and it is up to a judge or jury to decide their truth or falsity.
A fact is simple when it expresses a purely material act unconnected with any moral qualification; for example, to say Peter went into his house is to express a simple fact.
Fact is also put in opposition to law; in every case which has to be tried there are facts to be established and the law which bears on those facts.
www.lectlaw.com /def/f093.htm   (247 words)

FACT has increased its online investigations resources and is now well placed to identify those individuals and organisations involved in this illegal activity and work closely with local councils and Police to bring them to justice.
FACT ran a very popular competition on the stand to win a prize of two tickets to the UK Premiere of ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest’ which was won by Sergeant D Stone from Suffolk Police.
Raymond Leinster, FACT Director General, added: ‘We are delighted that the court has recognized the serious criminality behind the manufacture of pirate DVDs and that custodial sentences have been given to these two individuals.
www.fact-uk.org.uk /site/latest_news/index.htm   (4932 words)

 Fact Forex
The liquidity in the fact forex market is huge in case if we talk about some insanely “deep” markets.
With all such factors, it is easy to see why fact forex is getting to be so hugely popular, even among “retail” traders.
We can talk a lot about the fact forex, but what is known for sure, trading in fact forex is extremely difficult.
www.fact-forex.com   (299 words)

 Wikinfo | Fact
Generally, a fact is evidence that exists or has existed.
In science, a fact is data proven by a scientific experiment.
In law, a fact is a statement which is found to be true by a "tryer of fact," sometimes a jury, but often the court (the judge or judges) after hearing evidence.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=fact   (249 words)

 FACT home page
FACT is Fellowship Afloat Charitable Trust, providing exciting outdoor adventure activities for young people at Tollesbury, on the UK Essex coast.
FACT's Edwardian yacht stores, built in the days of the grand yachts, are a unique part of this heritage.
FACT is fully recognised by the Royal Yachting Association to teach RYA dinghy sailing and powerboat courses and to test for certificates at all levels.
www.fact.org.uk   (390 words)

 fact - Wiktionary
In this story, the Gettysburg Address is a fact, but the rest is fiction.
The promise of television became a fact in the 1920s.
An objective consensus on a fundamental reality that has been agreed upon by a substantial number of people.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/fact   (148 words)

 FACT FM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Recorded here at the FACT FM sound studio back in June, her rendition of Jumpin Jack Flash by the Rolling Stones is definately one not to be missed.
One of FACT’s key roles over the past couple of years has been taking technology out into the community in order to capture and facilitate people’s creativity and some of the most engaging tracks on the site are the collaborations between schoolkids and artists such as Chris Watson, Vicky Bennett and Felix Kubin.
FACT also invited its visitors to surf through this archive and DJ their own radio programme, selecting the greatest hits of the collection for online broadcast from the Media Lounge, on a streaming Internet radio station, to the world...
www.fact.fm /index.php   (1592 words)

 Ian Horrocks: software
FaCT (Fast Classification of Terminologies) is a Description Logic (DL) classifier that can also be used for modal logic satisfiability testing.
FaCT is written in Common Lisp, and has been run successfully with several commercial and free lisps, including
Moreover, a FaCT server running on a suitable host machine can be used (via its CORBA interface) on any system that has network access to the server.
www.cs.man.ac.uk /~horrocks/FaCT   (390 words)

 FACT of Bucks County - Fighting AIDS Continuously Together   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
FACT Bucks county is an all volunteer, non-profit organization with one purpose in mind - to maintian the quality of life for those infected and affected by HIV and AIDS.
FACT is always looking for new volunteers to assist with fund raising, public relations, legal and financial assistance, or simply staffing our fund raising events.
FACT, Bucks County will hold its seventh annual AIDS Walk on Sunday, October 1 at 9:00 am, rain or shine.
www.factbuckscounty.org   (145 words)

 U.S. v. Microsoft: Court's Findings of Fact
One reason for this is the fact that no single type of information appliance, nor even all types in the aggregate, provides all of the features that most consumers have come to rely on in their PC systems and in the applications that run on them.
The fact that a vastly larger number of applications are written for Windows than for other PC operating systems attracts consumers to Windows, because it reassures them that their interests will be met as long as they use Microsoft's product.
In fact, although the discussions ended before Microsoft was compelled to demarcate precisely where the boundary between its platform and Netscape's applications would lie, it is unclear whether Netscape's acceptance of Microsoft's proposal would have left the firm with even the ability to survive as an independent business.
www.usdoj.gov /atr/cases/f3800/msjudgex.htm   (17775 words)

 Family and Children's Trust Fund of Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
FACT is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Governor to raise and distribute funds for family violence treatment, prevention, and public awareness about this serious issue.
FACT seeks to encourage public/private partnerships to combat family violence throughout Virginia.
FACT welcomes you to explore our accomplishments and to discover ways you can make a difference in preventing family violence in Virginia.
www.fact.state.va.us   (139 words)

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Fondée en 1989 par Sarah Eigerman, l'association FACT (Franco-Américaine Cinéma et Théâtre) regroupe un centre de formation professionnelle de l'acteur et une compagnie théâtrale.
The French American Association for Cinema and Theatre, FACT, was founded by its Artistic Director, Sarah Eigerman, in 1989.
A not-for profit cultural organization, FACT currently comprises a professional training center for actors and directors (The Cours Franco-Américain), situated in Paris with workshops and artistic affiliations in New York, and an acting company (The Compagnie Paris New York), which has presented contemporary and new plays in Paris and regionally in France.
www.chez.com /fact   (131 words)

 Claim vs. Fact: Condoleezza Rice's Opening Statement - Center for American Progress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
FACT: 9/11 Comissioner Jamie Gorelick: "Is it true, as Dr. Rice said, 'Our plan called for military options to attack Al Qaida and Taliban leadership'?" Armitage: "No, I think that was amended after the horror of 9/11." [Source: 9/11 Commission testimony, 3/24/04]
FACT: According to AP, "the military successfully tested an armed Predator throughout the first half of 2001" but the White House "failed to resolve a debate over whether the CIA or Pentagon should operate the armed Predators" and the armed Predator never got off the ground before 9/11.
FACT: Upon taking office, the 2002 Bush budget proposed to slash more than half a billion dollars out of funding for counterterrorism at the Justice Department.
www.americanprogress.org /site/pp.asp?c=biJRJ8OVF&b=44887   (515 words)

 Fact Foods - Home
FACT Corporation Delivers Second Order to New Jersey Bakery and Continues Development Work on Product Line Extensions more...
All FACT formulations are functional foods – the foods we all love to eat but designed to provide healthful benefits, minimize glycemic response, and suited for those with specific dietary needs.
FACT Blueberry Muffins!  They’re the perfect treat if you’re looking to watch your weight, reduce your carb intake, follow a sugar-reduced/low glycemic diet, or simply indulge yourself with a more healthful baked treat.   Read more...
www.factfoods.com   (211 words)

FACT continually gathers evidence to prove that film piracy is linked to other criminal activities, from benefit fraud to violence.
In partnership with FACT, the Film Piracy Unit is a dedicated unit within the Metropolitan Police's Economic and Specialist Crime Command aimed at targeting the organised criminal networks involved in the manufacture and distribution of counterfeit film product.
FACT plays a key role in creating awareness of the dangers associated with DVD piracy and the growing threat from online piracy.
www.fact-uk.org.uk   (281 words)

 FactCheck.org Cheney & Edwards Mangle Facts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In fact, we did post an article pointing out that Cheney hasn't profited personally while in office from Halliburton's Iraq contracts, as falsely implied by a Kerry TV ad.
Cheney repeatedly said Edwards had voted "for the war" and "to commit the troops," when in fact the Iraq resolution that both Kerry and Edwards supported left the decision to the president and called for intensified diplomacy.
Cheney: Well, the fact of the matter is a great many of our small businesses pay taxes under the personal income taxes rather than the corporate rate.
www.factcheck.org /article.aspx?docID=272   (2613 words)

 Endurance Training at FaCT Canada: Speed Training, Endurance Sport, Endurance Sports, Endurance Sport Products
FaCT Canada will display Lactate Pro and Spirotiger at the ACSM Annual meeting and exhibit.
Geoff is a FaCT trained athlete who has been training with the SpiroTiger this past season.
Fact Canada retails Timex heart rate monitors, speed + distance systems, the Bodylink speed + distance and heart rate system, data recorder and the Datalink sport watches.
www.fact-canada.bc.ca   (1780 words)

 The FACT Sheet: May 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Also in attendance were FACT members Lori Wolf, Robert Reedy, Shirley Crossland, Karen Meschke and in the building were FACT members Debbie Hodgkinson, Lynn Ward, [Willie Siros (who with great dispatch departed)] and Tony Steele (and daughter Alyssa); as well as non-FACT member, but Fan nonetheless, Terry Berry.
She also expressed her appreciation to all of the Members and non-Members who had contributed to FACT over the past year and once again put shame on those who had not done what they had said they would.
FACT membership benefits include regular issues of The F.A.C.T. Sheet, occasional issues of the Hugo-winning Texas SF Inquirer, and the opportunity to participate in many social events (see the “Upcoming Events” column).
www.fact.org /fact-sheet/may97.html   (3570 words)

 Hoarding Fact Sheet - Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This Fact Sheet is Published through the Courtesy of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Older Adults Services Division.
It was through their continuous leadership and dedication this fact sheet was developed.
The Fact Sheet was first printed in May 2001.
www.la4seniors.com /hoarding.htm   (798 words)

 fahrenheit fact
In fact, the networks which called Florida for Gore did so early in the evening—before polls had even closed in the Florida panhandle, which is part of the Central Time Zone.
Leaving aside the fact that the bin Laden family, which runs one of Saudi Arabia’s biggest construction firms, has never been linked to terrorism, the movie—which relied heavily on Unger’s book—fails to note the author’s conclusion about what to make of the supposed Bin Laden-Bath-Bush nexus: that it may not mean anything.
Another interesting fact: Attorney General John Ashcroft, defender of the much-maligned Patriot Act and punching bag of the liberal left, has a son who is currently on active duty in the Middle East.
fahrenheit_fact.blogspot.com   (12190 words)

 OWL : FaCT++   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
FaCT++ is the new generation of the well-known FaCT OWL-DL reasoner.
Additionally, FaCT++ is implementated using C++ in order to create a more efficient software tool, and to maximise portability.
FaCT++ is released under a GNU public license and is available for download both as a binary file and as source code.
owl.man.ac.uk /factplusplus   (144 words)

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