The brilliant (my bias, but please get to know her work and draw your own conclusion) Sara Wickham on why context is everything.
Sara tells us clear and true
But leaves the verdict up to you
Know the context, Know the source
Determine for yourself, of course
Don’t take for granted information
Is there more to the narration?
Your own bias will impact
What you accept as fact.
I was really interested to see a feature in a recent edition of the British Medical Journal entitled “Why religious belief should be declared as a competing interest”, in which Richard Smith and Jane Blazeby suggested that people’s faith can have a profound effect on their views on matters such as assisted dying and abortion,…