Look, it’s not complicated. The headlines are there to catch your eye; the articles are the part that you read to figure out what’s being said. And that’s not just with me; it’s with everyone — every news source, every pundit, everything.
The ironies here are deeply layered and beautiful.
But that’s an understatement; it’s worthy of so much more. It’s like looking into the Grand Canyon of ironies at sunset. There’s warning signs so irony tourists don’t go wandering around without a map (more…)
“You just can’t talk to some people!”
The number of times I’ve heard this before — it’s mindblowing. And for the most part, it’s not true. What is true is that there are some people out there who can never persuade certain other people.
Sometimes they just don’t like each other; whether it’s a class thing, or race, or gender, or what have you. Other times, people just (more…)
REMARKS TO THE COMMONWEALTH CLUB
by Michael Crichton – San Francisco – September 15, 2003
I have been asked to talk about what I consider the most important challenge facing mankind, and I have a fundamental answer. The greatest challenge facing mankind is (more…)