Fake News and Our Willingness to Be Deceived

What is truth?Is truth unchanging law?We both have truthsAre mine the same as Yours?– Pilate to Jesus in Jesus Christ, Superstar This is probably a good place to nail down a definition of fake news, as it's a fairly recent addition to our vocabulary. While there is (unsurprisingly) a lack of agreement on the Internet … Continue reading Fake News and Our Willingness to Be Deceived

Donald Trump and the English Language: A Lesson for Writing Students 

By studying President Donald Trump's use (and misuse) of the English language, we can gain a deeper understanding of how he thinks. Such study yields valuable information to a voter. Certainly foreign intelligence agencies and heads of state examine his writings to prepare for their interactions with him. I'm not talking about prepared speeches written … Continue reading Donald Trump and the English Language: A Lesson for Writing Students