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Conscious reasoning is helpful in sorting the wheat from the chaff, but it would be interesting to consider the hidden aquifers that make much of the grain grow in the first place.
THE POWER OF RATIONAL THINKING IN A WORLD THAT SEEMS UNREASONABLENICK ROMEOOCTOBER 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Assam is Modi’s grand laboratory, where he is putting Muslims to the litmus test of a citizen verification drive—separating the trueborn from the chaff—before taking it national.
IS INDIA HEADED FOR AN ANTI-MUSLIM GENOCIDE?DEBASISH ROY CHOWDHURYOCTOBER 4, 2021TIME
The wheat from the chaff will get separated very, very quickly here.
PETER BECK ON ROCKET LAB’S PUBLIC LISTING DEBUT, SPACE SPACS AND THE NEUTRON ROCKETARIA ALAMALHODAEIAUGUST 25, 2021TECHCRUNCH
You’re trying to separate the wheat from the chaff, so to speak.
WITH 12 MEN EXONERATED, THE FORCE BEHIND MARYLAND’S INNOCENCE PROJECT HANGS IT UPTIM PRUDENTEJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There is good free content on YouTube—including on Perrigo’s or Albrecht’s feeds—but you have to sift through a lot of chaff.
I WAS A BAD DOG OWNER. DON’T BE LIKE ME.KATE SIBERMAY 11, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
If Apple follows through, iOS14 will be a test of marketers’ and advertisers’ mettle, and will likely separate the wheat from the chaff.
DEEP DIVE: HOW THE SUMMER OF 2020 FORCED BRAND MARKETING TO CHANGE FOR THE BETTERJIM COOPERSEPTEMBER 14, 2020DIGIDAY
Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Though the amount played for is serious, a good deal of rather bald conversation and chaff goes on.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Don't chaff, Shirtings; you're a very good fellow, you know, but I'm not in a laughing humour.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I'm told that the old men when they were together would chaff each other about their children.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
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