Lorelei Coffin Posted over 2 years ago Bruce Feiler: Agile programming -- for your family Feiler backs up his statements with his own research. But you're right, that by itself is somewhat weak. It's an interesting bias you have that it's "okay" for "this topic" not to have good backing. Family is a very important topic that affects everyone! There is absolutely no reason it should be held to a lower standard of proof.