Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Learn about subject before you talk

(My Eastern New Mexico News column for August 28, 2019)




The better you understand something, the easier it is to notice when you're being lied to. Plus, the less likely it is you'll be fooled by the lies.

When I'm watching a movie and I see someone on screen starting a fire by randomly hitting rocks together and suddenly their campfire logs burst into flame I always think "that's not how it works!" Anyone who tries to light a fire this way isn't going to end up with a fire unless someone else builds one for them.

The same thing happens when I hear a non-libertarian person or idea called "libertarian"...read the rest...

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1 comment:

  1. "know what you’re talking about before you start talking"

    but then, politicians and the media would have nothing to say.
    If they could knew anything or could do anything- they would be doing it.
    instead, they bloviate and steal.

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