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On Words: Alternative Facts and Narratives…Lies, lies and damned lies

An important part of reading comprehension is determining what a fact is and what an opinion is. To understand more completely, let’s define each. A fact is a statement that is true and can be verified objectively, or proven. In … Continue reading

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On Words: Catastrophizing

Catastrophizing to view or talk about (an event or situation) as worse than it actually is, or as if it were a catastrophe¬†   The new Trump Administration is to take the reigns of governance on Friday. Many are happy. … Continue reading

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On Words: Fake News, Opinionating Facts, Self-Deception, and the Demagoguery of Ideas

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. John Adams I wonder what our esteemed second President would make of the … Continue reading

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