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.
If you want to understand yourself better, ask your father. He's an expert on the subject of you.
Your life is a story you get to write. You have to be true to the hard realities, but there's room for artistic license.
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.
What gets measured gets done. But what can't be measured may be more important.
Think fake news is a serious issue? You're right. Think it's a recent invention? Not quite. Fake news has been around as long as news itself. And nothing proves that better than the story of the New York Sun, a "penny paper" that helped invent modern journalism--and establish Santa's bona fides--in part by publishing some pretty …
I think we should spend less time saying "don't judge," and more time saying "judge wisely." Here's why.
In 20 years as a writer and editor, I've learned to give everyone the benefit of my doubts-or at least to try.
But it isn't all a pack of lies, either.
Your mind is in the business of constantly creating stories. Are you editing them?