Rescuing the Obvious – On Truths that Should Be Truisms

  “Every high civilization decays by forgetting obvious things.”  G.K. Chesterton Nothing unites people more than sharing what they hold to be obvious, even if only tacitly and implicitly. Disputed questions, controversies and unresolved problems inevitably divide us, but the sure things – those that “go without saying” – are what make us feel that […]