When the book and the bird disagree, believe the bird.
~ James Audobon
If you are like me, perhaps lately you have felt like you just don’t want to hear any more bad news. From terrorism to infectious disease, the news is constantly reminding us of the threats to ourselves and humanity. To make matters worse, the news provides a platform for arguments and criticisms about how all of the threats are being handled. This inevitably leads into arguments about politics.