What gets measured gets done. But what can't be measured may be more important.
I think we should spend less time saying "don't judge," and more time saying "judge wisely." Here's why.
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.
But it isn't all a pack of lies, either.
Your mind is in the business of constantly creating stories. Are you editing them?
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 …
Since graduate school at least, I've believed (and occasionally argued) that truth is best thought of as a property of reflections on or about the world--a characteristic of statements, arguments, or even works of art. This is hardly an original claim: Ludwig Wittgenstein, W.V.O. Quine, and many others have made more eloquent arguments for this …