Fire destroys. But when a building burns, the fire also reveals: old art, former paint jobs, things hidden for centuries. And the most striking thing the flames revealed was how we interpret events. It turns out that we are hardwired away from objectivity in our interpretations, that we will make snap judgments about who did... Continue Reading →
Thou shalt not bear DIGITAL false witness!
‘Thou shalt not bear false witness’ means, I think we can agree: ‘Thou shalt not tell speak falsely concerning that which thou knowest.’ ‘Nor makest up thou stuff about that which thou dost not know.’ How can we apply it in the age of electronic media? ‘When thou canst not speak about the facts, because... Continue Reading →
When News is not News
I invite you to read two news articles: ARTICLE #1 - Eco-Terrorists Attack Clean Energy The millennials have finally gotten off their couches, but unfortunately it was to get involved in illegal mischief. This Lancaster Against Pipelines group trespasses into energy projects in order to get themselves intentionally arrested. Their new Satan is the Atlantic... Continue Reading →