There's a very real sense in which words have conjured the world as we know it. Which is why we should treat them with care.
There Is More
There's much more to life than meets the eye, and we have to remember to look for it.
Father Knows (You) Best
If you want to understand yourself better, ask your father. He's an expert on the subject of you.
Twenty years ago, I learned how little I really know--through a chance encounter outside a library with perhaps the smartest man I've ever met.
4 Things that Can’t Be Counted
What gets measured gets done. But what can't be measured may be more important.
Go Ahead, Judge Me
I think we should spend less time saying "don't judge," and more time saying "judge wisely." Here's why.
2 Ways to Know Bo (and Each Other)
The two basic types of English nouns point to two basically different types of knowledge. Here's what each can teach us about how to know each other.
What You’re Hearing Is Less than The Truth
But it isn't all a pack of lies, either.
Your Mind is a Nonfiction Writer
Your mind is in the business of constantly creating stories. Are you editing them?
Why Are People So Easily Deceived?
After watching another week of election-year shenanigans, my teen-aged daughter asked me a pretty adult question: “why are so many people so easily deceived? She was thinking of a particular set of people on one side of the political spectrum, but I thought bigger. The hard truth, after all, is that we’re all susceptible to …