― At a conference in Philadelphia last year (2011), a Wharton professor noted that one of the country's biggest problems is a tsunami of misinformation. You can't have a rational debate about Muslims when facts are so easily supplanted by overreaching statements, broad generalizations, and misconceptions. And if you can't have a rational debate, how does anything important get done? As author William Feather once advised, "Beware of the person who can't be bothered by details." There seems to be [...].