Posts Tagged ‘whole truth’

Measurements and the truth

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

A useful metaphor for presenting information honestly is evident in how truth is defined in the American justice system by emphasizing three aspects: (more…)

Honest precision and communicating with clarity

Friday, June 1st, 2012

When a person is selling a product or an idea, it is natural to present a positive bias that reflects well on their perspective. While the best scientists, teachers, and judges may epitomize some of the exceptions to this statement, there are still enough counter-examples that we must be wary of the natural bias of our human nature. We all need to remember that rose-colored glasses are built into human reasoning and communications.