Changing your Mind

Boehner is either an idiot or a liar or bothChanging your Mind

3/24/10

It’s ok to change your mind.  In fact, admitting you were wrong is a sign of intellectual maturity.  It is something we Humanists pride ourselves on. We want our opinions to be educated opinions. What I don’t understand is why people, when faced with overwhelming evidence that they were wrong stick to their unfounded opinions.  It doesn’t make any sense to me. What is even harder for me to understand is why people, when they find out they have been lied to don’t turn around and get mad at the people who lied to them.  Especially when you find out a politician or political party you trusted lied to you.

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Conflict in Ossetia made simple

Conflict in Ossetia made simple

South Ossetia wants independance

8/11/08

Ok – I was a bit confused by this. I thought that Ossetia was a rather lawless border state.  Suddenly, Russia and Georgia are in armed conflict over it.  What the heck is going on?  Both Obama and McCain have taken very different approaches to this conflict and without knowing more about the source of the conflict, it is impossible to know which approach is better. So, I did a little research.

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