The entry below for December 30, 2015 was the last straw, moving me to “out” this information as a post.
For some months, I have made a good faith effort to note every headline my Yahoo! News feed captured from Salon.com that touched on religion.
Salon.com holds itself forth as, in effect, the voice of progressivism.
The headlines themselves display a pronounced bias on the topic of religion. Not all, but almost all, are hostile.
Not skeptical. Not indifferent. Not equanimous.
I am struck that this posture cannot possibly be intellectually honest.
Continue reading Salon headlines →
This scares me, in two ways:
- How can public opinion be so malleable?
- How can different reporters draw such different conclusions from the same research?
Continue reading Watching CNN makes people more honest →
(1) Never underestimate the enemy
(2) The persuasive power of honesty
Continue reading The news we want, true or not →
From a 03/31/08 e-mail to my supervisor at the dollar store. This was a young man who had never had a paying job before, and thus certainly no experience in supervision; and I had a mind to give him some pointers on the nature of leadership. Previous conversations had already established that he regarded himself as a devout Christian.
If you’ve never seen it before, I’d urge you to see the movie Patton (link to Wikipedia). Actually, I’d urge you to buy a copy (link to Amazon).
2A centurion there had a slave whom he valued highly, and who was ill and close to death. Continue reading Leadership, Patton and Jesus →
“I’m sexy and I know it.” NOT!
Ironically, I really like the GEICO Pinocchio commercials.
Continue reading Pinocchio →