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Dare To Be Naive

Buckminster Fuller said it and as you may suspect he didn’t tolerate ‘know-it-alls’. With thirty books to his credit, he maintained an insatiable intellectual curiosity throughout his life.

When I start investigating a case, all I have to go on is my client’s story and the written record. In my experience, the client’s story is more reliable than the written record (a story for another day). The point is: keeping an open mind is critical. You can’t find the evidence to guide you unless you are looking with your head on a swivel. I try not to put pen to paper until I have a pretty good feel for where things are headed. Every case is a new adventure in that regard.

If you will dare, I will dare
How young are you?
How old am I?
Let’s count the rings around my eyes
The Replacements, “I Will Dare”