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Opinions Cannot Replace Facts, Though They Try

December 6th, 2013 1 Comment

Our positions harden over time and we become less open to new information or surprising outcomes. We resist admitting our faulty assumptions led to faulty assertions.

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Perception, Proof, Prevention, Public Policy

October 13th, 2012 No Comments

“Perception does not make fact,” said Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy. Except when it does. Mayor Piercy wrestled aloud whether she would support extending the Downtown Exclusion Zone for another two years, as requested by Chief of Police Pete Kerns. The complete quotation, as recorded by Register-Guard reporter Edward Russo, shows the complexity of the mayor’s […]

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