There are no coincidences. {Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert}

Via Waylon Lewis
on Oct 9, 2012
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Economy Improves…liberal conspiracy?

Jack Welch, Donald Trump, a bunch of ideologues over at Fox…they all agree that what they believed last month—that government numbers showed bad news and government numbers are real numbers—isn’t true this month.

Coincidence? Or are they all contradicting Sherlock Holmes’ rule?

“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.”

“When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” ~ Sherlock Holmes

In other words: don’t twist the facts to suit one’s prior opinion. Suit one’s opinions to the facts.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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