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The Truth

“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.”–Winston Churchill If you’ve ever decided to walk the path that leads to non-subjective truths and your relationship to the … Continue reading

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A Subjective View Of Objectivity

Ever since I’ve been observing and writing about things and events, I’ve encountered the paradox of striving to be objective through the unavoidable fact of subjectivity. That is, the observer’s point of view changes everything. Whatever I observe and experience, … Continue reading

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So Much Dishonesty (OpEd)

When professional wrestler Eddie Guerrero said, “I lie, I cheat, and I steal” he probably was not lying. The tendency to lie is not an exclusively human trait. Primatologist Jane Goodall observed that chimpanzees habitually deceive one another as well … Continue reading

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Communication

Perhaps one of the most primal means of personal communication is pain. This thought occurred to me as I shuffled down the sidewalk, slowly stepped off the curb, and tried to look nonchalant as I slowly walked towards the mailbox … Continue reading

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To Tell The Truth

For the first time in my life, I’m part of a jury pool. I’ll be in that pool through June. The notice arrived in the mail early this month. Shortly afterwards, I was summoned and was required to appear at … Continue reading

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Does Truth Matter?

The subject of truth is one littered with booby traps and dead ends. The truth is something we all have an opinion about. This week I overheard a woman sadly ask her companion, “Does the truth even matter anymore?” I … Continue reading

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I Was Wrong

There’s a popular expression that many of us like to use regarding fault-finding. “When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.” One could also say that the … Continue reading

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