Is your default emotion now distrust? If so, join the crowd

Is your default emotion now distrust? If so, join the crowd

Distrust has become “society’s default emotion,” according to the 2022 Edelman Trust Barometer. How bad is it? More than half (nearly 6 in 10 respondents) say they tend to distrust something – or someone – until they see evidence to the contrary. (And their “evidence”...

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How to stop sleepwalking: read, question and act carefully

How to stop sleepwalking: read, question and act carefully

During December, my reading habits suddenly switched from non-fiction to fiction. Three novels have so engrossed me that I almost forgot about my annual custom: sharing my year’s short list of favorite non-fiction books. Here are my four books plus three more that...

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