One is the trustiest sample size.
The frequency of demands for citations and evidence varies inversely with the capacity to understand them. “Source?” is a verbal tic, like Tourette’s.
The writer who does not disappoint in person has left too little of himself on the page.
Follow the science, at a discreet distance, say five or ten years.
Some feel a small secret joy when breaking a rule, others when following one.
Without gods, religions run amok.
The crisis is not that the press is distrusted: the press has always been distrusted. The crisis is that this has finally dawned on the press.
A civilization that values chiefly what it can measure will produce expensive ugliness, as we observe.
The ability to devise a good story has nothing in common with the ability to write tolerable prose.
“Who would do something that stupid?” This is the Inanity Defense, and it should never be believed.