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Storytelling and Truth

“I don’t read fiction because it’s not true, it’s made up.”   I hear this often, and these people are right in that fiction isn’t history or biography or science or theology, but by going further up…further in, as C.S. Lewis put it, stories can reveal truth in ways that non-fiction can’t.   George Orwell’s […]

What Could Go Wrong…And Why It Often Does

“Of course, we consider risks.”   That’s the response from governmental agencies and companies when the subject of risk preparedness is introduced. Then, why do we so frequently experience disasters like the compromised Fukushima reactor, British Petroleum oil spill, and Flint water contamination, or threats like the Kaspersky software “surprise”?   “Unpredictable events.” “Black Swans.” […]