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Thought Snack: The Root Fallacy

“One of the most enduring of errors, the root fallacy presupposes that every word actually has a meaning bound up with its shape or its components. 248 more words

Other Voices

It's about the lifestyle, stupid.

Typical dietary dogmatist, hunkered down in their foxholes waiting to rush the next front.


That must get tiring, right? Playing “mythbuster,” building straw men to knock down, wearing your “I know nothing more than you” like a suit of armor. 1,976 more words


5 Logical Fallacies, 6 videos.

I’m a fan of PBS Idea Channel and get a kick out of the serious for cover a wide range of topics. I highly recommend them for those who like to think a little be harder about video games, pop culture, media in many of it’s forms, amongst other related topics. 94 more words


How's My Training (etc.) Been?

Just received this comment from Scott M:

Hey Skyler,

How’s it going? Wondering what your training frequency is like these days – still once every 5?

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On The Concept of Wastage

Hi all, topic of the day is wastage. It’s interesting because I actually got the idea to write about this from an argument with my dad and my brother. 1,152 more words


Trivial Scientific-Looking Images Inspire Trust

A new study by Aner Tal and Brian Wasink from Cornell University demonstrated that when text evidence is accompanied with a graph showing the exact same thing, people believe the text significantly more than when there is just text.   108 more words