As a “recovering” perfectionist, I want material that withstands the test of time and represents “truth.” Unfortunately, reality doesn’t care what I want. Unlike STEM, where 2+2 = 4 is absolute fact, human behavior is not black and white but a spectrum. And the field continues to evolve, so what we hold as true today may not be years from now.
As a result, I try to document the chain of evidence used in the reporting for these posts. That way, folks can look up the sources themselves if they have questions.
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