I decided way back when I wrote about Reagan that persuading people to change their minds about politics is not something I would ever try to do. It is like trying to change people’s minds about God or religion in general, another thing I never try to do.
Recognize these forms of dishonesty when you see them. With that recognition, you gain emotional resources to speak articulately when you encounter forceful people who practice these types of dishonesty. At a minimum, you can understand how their minds operate, and use that understanding to evaluate their arguments.
How did the feds make insurers pay such large amounts, when all information – from video cameras no less – pointed toward controlled demolition of the Twin Towers and WTC 7?
You may say, “Where’s the evidence you refer to frequently? I see a lot of good analysis here, but detailed …
Why would we expect a new government investigation to reach conclusions substantially different from the first one? We shouldn’t.
Conspiracy theorists regard themselves as skeptics. They see people who accept mainstream or official accounts as credulous. A mirror image …
On February 27, 1968, Walter Cronkite declared during a television broadcast that the Vietnam war was not worth it. The …
Our leaders appear bewildered, without a strategy. Of course they have no answers or plans. Correct strategy in war rests on truth.
We used to listen to these people. We used to think these were leaders who knew their business. Their only business was to increase their own power. They failed even at that.
When you regard people who disagree with you as insane and dangerous, you have stepped into uneasy territory.
We want to know why everyone involved with the crime carried it out.