New York Times Opinion Pages printed an article by Joseph E. Stiglitz, a professor of economics at Columbia and Mark Zandi who is the chief economist at Moody’s Analytics. The story, “The One Housing Solution Left: Mass Mortgage Refinancing” started out by stating:
“MORE than four million Americans have lost their homes since the housing bubble began bursting six years ago. [Ed. note: On what planet have these fellas been living over the past 6 years?!] Continue reading →
A good friend once said, “Perception becomes the reality.”
When opinion is accepted as fact, perception soon becomes reality, at least for those who share these opinions and cling to the resulting perceptions. Herein lies the reason for the division in America today and unless we make a concerted effort to separate perception from reality, opinion from fact, fiction from truth, that division will continue [JB Williams 2005].