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On Apologies, Non-Apologies and Forgiveness

From Lisa Belkin’s article in The NY Times Magazine, “Why Is It So Hard To Apologize Well?”, looking at the recent slew of public ‘apologies,’ from Gen. McKhyrstal to British prime minister David Cameron to Major League umpire Jim Joyce: Apologies, says Dr. Aaron Lazare, the former chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Medical School […]

Blown Calls, Perfect Games and Forgiving the Ump

For those of you who missed it, the baseball story of the year is the one-hit shutout pitched by Detroit Tigers’ Armando Galarraga. Jim Joyce, a 22 year veteran umpire, made history by blowing the most important call of his career. Galarraga had pitched 9 perfect innings and was one out away from pitching a […]