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A significant statistic on such a variable would act as a potential falsifier of this "Poisson" model.
Mr Justice Gray, the judge in the High Court libel action, delivered a damning 333-page judgment against Mr Irving, branding him a Holocaust denier, falsifier of history, a racist and an anti-Semite.
It was written by Mohammed, and Mohammed, as an Arab, had no reason to know that camels were especially Arabian; they were for him a part of reality, he had no reason to distinguish theca; by contrast, the first thing a falsifier, a tourist, an Arab nationalist would have done is to lavish camels, caravans of camels on each page; but Mohammed, as an Arab, was relaxed: he knew he could be an Arab without camels.
As word-spinner, he is not a self-pitying deceiver, not even a knowing falsifier, but an artist for whom all life is potential raw material, someone genetically pre-disposed to transform experience into story, whether verbal, theatrical, or autobiographical.
Florio's A World of Words says a falsifier is "a counter feiter, a forger, a false coiner.
A typical contradiction: in 1881 Wagner refused to sign an anti-Semitic petition by Bernhard Foerster (whose wife, Nietzsche's sister and falsifier, lived to be honored by Hitler).
une part infime, mais qui suffit largement a falsifier le Message et a drainer les inconscients sur les chemins de l'egarement et de la barbarie.
His father, Lope de Leon, who was oidor of the Chancellery of Granada, equivalent to an United States Supreme Court Justice, had been convicted, on the other hand, as a falsifier in matters of "hidalgufa" in 1561 -- a failed attempt, on Leon's part, to fabricate a family history and conceal his own Jewish ancestry.
Former Zionist confreres such as Khaim Nakhman Bialik, shocked, denounced him as a traitor and falsifier worthy only of rejection and contempt.
And we say that the present case is more serious than that of compelling the production of documents or chattels, because here the witness is compelled to write and create, by means of the act of writing, evidence which does not exist, and which may identify him as a falsifier.
As with any fabrication, be it bank notes or written texts, the quality of the finished product will depend on the degree of understanding that the falsifier has of the nature of what he is falsifying.