“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.”—Arthur Conan Doyle

“Really, weren’t these facts just placeholders until the long view could really assert itself?”—David Levithan I’m a journalist, trained, degreed, the whole nine yards. In fact, I stated my illustrious journalism career at the Kansas City Star, the same newspaper where Ernest Hemingway and Walt Disney started their road to fame. The last few years, […]

Why possibility trumps “facts” every time

“The man who views himself the same at 50 as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.”—Muhammad Ali I’m a journalist, bound by the ethics of my profession to tell the truth and provide reliable, unbiased information. But here’s the rub. I no longer believe there is one truth to report, […]

“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.”—Arthur Conan Doyle

“Really, weren’t these facts just placeholders until the long view could really assert itself?”—David Levithan I’m a journalist, trained, degreed, the whole nine yards. In fact, I stated my illustrious journalism career at the Kansas City Star, the same newspaper where Ernest Hemingway and Walt Disney started their road to fame. The last few years, […]