Values and Facts
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices—just recognize them.
—Edward Roscoe Murrow
After Phil left my room, I couldn’t get Laura out of my mind. I glanced at the laptop that I had borrowed from her. Maybe something in the computer would provide a clue to her death. When I booted up the machine, I clicked on her e-mail. Laura was not a big fan of e-mail. There were about twenty-five messages that were still on the hard disk. No message had been archived. Most of the messages were replies to Professor Armstrong or Joan. Nothing noteworthy. One message had been sent to Donald Armstrong six days ago. I clicked on that message:
I didn’t ...