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Science Is The Religion of Assumption

*As an ex-atheist, I hold this topic dear to my heart. Warning: you may be offended.*

Atheism, the belief that condones the existence of God, has become increasingly popular in the last millennium and is the main contender against religion. 865 more words


The Circular Reasoning of Exclusionism

Since this is the first installment of articles in this particular category, let me address, more in-depth in this one location, something that the majority of the articles in this category will be dealing with… again and again: circular reasoning.  856 more words

Circular Reasoning

Game Buzz: Mensa Select Winners 2016, part I

An award that I hear about every year, but really haven’t paid a whole lot of attention to, is the Mensa Select award.  This award is given out annually by Mensa (the high IQ society) to five games after their Mind Games weekend, which this year was held in Chicago, IL.   933 more words

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Rounded reason

My rounded reason you disdain,
As well the Lord who’s compassed there.
Traced your circle just the same,
At its center earthenware.

Deceptive Writing: How to Pick a Fallacy

When scrolling through your newsfeed or just skimming websites, have you seen a headline similar to this example?

‘Everyone is excited about the ___ diet, but is it really giving you results?’ 670 more words

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How Not to Argue: Begging the Question

Pretending that no debate exists or is possible between reasonable people may be my least appreciated debate tactic, because it’s such a cheap trick. It’s a moralistic trick as well as a fault of argumentation. 454 more words