[LINK] Balance the enemy of facts (was Re: Jobs not all bad)

David Boxall david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Sat Oct 22 15:20:52 AEDT 2011

First, I can't agree that balance is the enemy of facts. The perverted 
perception of balance that has come to dominate gives a distorted 
perspective. In that sense, "balance" is the enemy of truth.

On 21/10/2011 10:47 AM, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> At 09:02 AM 21/10/2011, Richard Chirgwin you wrote:
>> Stephen Colbert, apparently ... "Reality has a well-known liberal bias".
> Not a bad concept, really. 'Liberal', as in non-conservative,
> actually fits the natural order of things. Lack of change is death. I
> guess death is part of reality, too, but not a very attractive part.
> I guess we need death to encourage renewal, but I don't think
> conservatives have that in mind when being obstreperous against change.
> ...
Death is a natural part of life. In a sense, life causes death.

There oughta be a law. :)

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