Tag Archives: Gaza

Moving Beyond Worse

What’s the worst thing that could happen? That question is meant to gently force someone who worries far too much to calm down. Let them say what that worst thing is, and then prove to them that what they imagine … Continue reading

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Letting the Facts Speak

Everyone knows about confirmation bias – people will recognize information that confirms their beliefs as the only relevant information. Any information that doesn’t confirm their beliefs must be wrong, if it even exists – so people will often say that certain things … Continue reading

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If Everybody’s Wrong

Don’t watch the news. The word is that Obama is a weak leader. Everyone knows that – he should tell Putin to stop the bullshit in eastern Ukraine, and tell Hamas to stop the bullshit in Gaza and just let … Continue reading

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Never Quite in Charge

Any movie with Mel Brooks as King Louis XVI is bound to be good, even if his 1981 History of the World, Part I was a bit of a mess. Maybe it was supposed to be a mess, because the … Continue reading

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Worse Than a Crime

You could look it up – Joseph Fouché said of the execution of Louis Antoine de Bourbon “C’est pire qu’un crime, c’est une faute” – it was worse than a crime; it was a blunder. They got the wrong guy … Continue reading

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The Black Sheep

Most every family has a black sheep – the crazy uncle you tell to stay in his room when you have guests over because, at best, he’s sure to say all sorts of puzzling things, and at worst, he’s sure … Continue reading

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