It’s a pretty sorry story that only has two sides.
One step further: If something happens and there are no witnesses, did it really even happen? There’s no story to (even) tell.
Life is all about perspective. And not getting caught.
According to political candidates – there is only one side.
once you have eliminated all the other witnesses, you can start your story with, “I can say without fear of contradiction . . .”
(full credit to the Paranoia RPG)
More and more, we are finding out witnesses are very unreliable. Fortunately cameras everywhere help.
Watch Kurosawa’s “Rashomon”