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Antitheton

Antitheton (an-tith’-e-ton): A proof or composition constructed of contraries. Antitheton is closely related to and sometimes confused with the figure of speech that juxtaposes opposing terms,  199 more words

Rhetoric

Definition: Fictionalism

Mar 24, 2017 11:43am
DEFINITION: FICTIONALISM
(important for propertarian core)

Fictionalism is the name of the judgement within philosophy, as to which statements that appear to be descriptions of the world should not be construed as such, but should instead be understood as cases of “make believe”, of pretending to treat something as literally true (a “useful fiction”). 476 more words

What is sociology?

The first question most people ask me when I tell them that I’m doing a PhD in sociology is ‘yeah, but what is sociology?’ or worse ‘so that’s like psych right? 604 more words

Sociology

Mike Rinder on OT VIII

I’ve been stocking up on a few book reviews and a rather lengthy article on the Men Behind the Man Behind Scientology on how Marty AKA Mark Rathbun and Mike Rinder facilitated David Miscavige’s rise to power. 1,443 more words

Definitions

The Formatting of Posts

THE FORMAT OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF POSTS

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THIS MEANS I WROTE IT FOR YOU TO READ AS AN ARGUMENT
(this cues you to important stuff) 180 more words

Definitions: Full Accounting vs Perfect Reciprocity

TERMS: FULL ACCOUNTING VS FULL VS PERFECT RECIPROCITY

—“Describe what you mean by “FULL reciprocity” if you would.”—

“Without having to make an excuse for an involuntary imposition of costs in either direction.” 30 more words