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The wages-fuel-demand fallacy

Source: Finance and Economics, by Alasdair Macleod

In recent months talking heads, disappointed with the lack of economic recovery, have turned their attention to wages. If only wages could grow, they say, there would be more demand for goods and services: without wage growth, economies will continue to stagnate. 246 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

The Non-Fallacy of Brother Eli Soriano: God is a Bigot

Although Bro. Eli Soriano has not stopped vomiting logical fallacies on his Twitter page, I will not be writing about his natural talent for flawed reasoning today. 448 more words

Beyond Faith

Cessationism

Cessationism, or the pseudo-doctrine that the Gifts of the Spirit (1 Corinthians 12) ceased with the Disciples, the Apostles, or the 1st Century, or the canonization of the Bible at the First Council of Nicea in 325 AD, or the invention of the bicycle—whatever version of it you believe—is merely a cleverly disguised version of anti-supernaturalism. 904 more words

Ancestral Health Symposium 2014

This is an expanded version of my chat about AHS2014 over at the Efficient Exercise blog. Go read that now if you haven’t yet…I’ll wait. 623 more words

Fitness

Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc

If you’ve never heard this Latin phrase before, you might want to remember it. It describes a logical fallacy which, translated into plain English, is “after that, therefore because of that.” 467 more words

Personal

The fallacy of using Gradualism (Tadarruj) as a means to implementing Ahkam

The fallacy of using Gradualism (tadarruj) as a means to implement Ahkam: There is an argument that the Shari’a can be sectioned up and implemented in bits over a long, set period of time whilst other rules not from the shari’a are still implemented. 1,109 more words

my favourite colours are red and purple because they clash so well together

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my favourite colours are red and purple because they clash so well together

..And I did not shower today.
All my dreams are mundane, normal, and the same. 246 more words

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