All significant truths are private truths. As they become public, they cease to be truth; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst catchwords.
I love dogs, but as an American, I'm honor bound to turn up my nose at soccer. I have no idea why.
Oh, that's fine by me! If, on the other hand, you had turned your nose up at dogs then I would have had to excommunicate you. :)
I expect Wayward Disciple turns up his nose at soccer because he's a red-blooded American male, and in the USA soccer is a girl's game. As I delight in telling macho English football fans. (I thought the offside rule was pretty simple, since you ask).Iffy Vicar