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Can You Trust Your Eyes? Leave a comment Read more »

Can You Trust Your Eyes?

What does it mean to see something with our own eyes? According to recent brain research, not much. I’ve been thinking about this lately having read Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain. According to the author, David Eagleman, our brains are quite adept at…


Change is in the Air Leave a comment Read more »

Change is in the Air

Summer is coming to an end here in Utah. The trees are shedding their summer green in favor of majestic golds and reds, mornings are cool and brisk, and sounds of children playing throughout the neighborhood have quieted as school is in full swing. Fall…


Balanced Budget Amendment: Bad Idea Leave a comment Read more »

Balanced Budget Amendment: Bad Idea

I was listening to former Senator Bob Bennett from Utah a couple weeks ago and he made a salient point regarding the recent push in Congress for a Balanced Budget Amendment. Truth be told, he’s been making more and more sense ever since he lost…