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No True Rapist

The No True Scotsman fallacy is one of the more frequently brought up in conversations and is usually brought up incorrectly.

For those unfamiliar with the No True Scotsman fallacy, it is a logical fallacy where a category is continually redefined to exclude the examples brought up in discussion. 1,431 more words

Blog Thoughts

Cognitive Bias

The idiots you see on TV and social media, screaming and shouting shit at each other, work at this or that think tank organization, spin doctors squad, are paid to be obnoxious, know-it-all loudmouths, a loudmouths with education degree and intellectual label, as their mask. 177 more words

Philosophy

That ain't right. (Gargleblaster #169)

Cabbages have heads.

I have a head.

Therefore, I am a cabbage.

So…if I have a head, then I am a cabbage???

I am not a cabbage!! 42 more words

Writing Challenges

The Logical Fallacy of Delusional Self-Confidence

*The following blog post is entirely fictional, any resemblance to actual events or characters is completely coincidental, please don’t take offence because I said you might no height at the weekend… 1,204 more words

Pole Vault

I Am Not a Muslim!

That might seem like I’m stating the obvious, but a commenter forwarded a you-tube video featuring a self-described angry atheist who grouped all religions together. I’m posting on my husband’s tablet, so I can’t post the video (others probably could) so I’ll do that later or you can find it in the comments for “A Message to Atheists”. 228 more words

Christianity

Slippery Slopes

Since writing this post about how Christians are accused of resorting to the slippery slope fallacy when arguing against homosexuality, I’ve wanted to post some examples about what actual slippery slopes look like. 295 more words

Critical Thinking/Discernment