Monthly Archives: July 2011

IS THE PERFECT REALLY THE ENEMY OF THE GOOD?

“The perfect is the enemy of the good,” wrote deist Voltaire in an 18th century poem. The idea, of course, is that the pursuit of perfection may sometimes prevent an action less perfect that still produces something good…or at least … Continue reading

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WHAT’S THE FASCINATION WITH CASEY ANTHONY?

What is the fascination with Casey Anthony?  One 96-year-old grandmother in Alabama was so fixated; she knew the names of Casey’s entire family, the defense team, the witnesses and prosecutors.   The Nielsen ratings demonstrated clearly that millions of Americans spent … Continue reading

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