Tag: belief

Friday, April 24, 2020

This past week I’ve been thinking a great deal about difficult decisions and how values, facts, beliefs and reality intersect when making those tough calls. So I dusted off an article I wrote two years ago titled Why Making the...

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Monday, October 8, 2018

“[I] discovered a great many islands inhabited by people without number… I have not found any monstrous men in these islands, as many had thought.” – Christopher Columbus to Luis de Sant Angel (1493) – Medieval Europeans believed that distant...

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Belief vs. Truth. 150 years ago yesterday the United States purchased Alaska in a transaction known widely as “Seward’s Folly.” This nickname leads many to believe that the Alaska Purchase was regarded at the time as foolish and unpopular. The...

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