“Sleight of Mind” Tactic Distracts from Real Issues

“Sleight of Mind” Tactic Distracts from Real Issues

Close-up magic known as “sleight of hand” uses distractions to pull the eye away from something that winds up being an unexplainable surprise. What actually happened was there all along, but the eye was “tricked” not to see it. It’s very entertaining. This image has...
Look Back | When Facts Outlive Their Usefulness

Look Back | When Facts Outlive Their Usefulness

Editor’s note: This article first appeared on Aug. 31, 2010. Vaughn was managing editor and media producer for EthicsDaily.com at the time of publication. “You’re entitled to your own opinions,” the saying begins. “But you’re not entitled to your own facts.” Maybe...