Truth and conspiracy theories

This piece by David French is something I’ve mulled over for awhile because I’ve read both of Jonathan Haidt’s books mentioned in the piece. I’ve also found it’s not just about trying to talk to conspiracy theorists. Ideologies are so entrenched currently, all the mantra is these days is to show someone else just howContinue reading “Truth and conspiracy theories”

Our lack of discernment is killing us

It is all at once laughable, irritating, and enraging. It wasn’t a decade ago that someone could float crazy ideas and just basically have them laughed off. Not anymore. So, the laughable has become enraging. To even point this out used to be embarrassing for me to do… now it is necessary.

There is no good way to sum up 2020

It’s not a common practice for me to reflect back on a year. But this is 2020. And yet, it’s hard for me to look back and reflect accurately. I journaled a lot… but I don’t keep my journals in any particular order and that lack of discipline cost me this year. Plus, a lotContinue reading “There is no good way to sum up 2020”