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”

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”

Happy Birthday Will Rogers

Some of his sayings: Never let yesterday use up too much of today. The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets. Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot ofContinue reading “Happy Birthday Will Rogers”