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"Three -- it's the magic number."

I wish every high school in America taught three things.  Actually, I wish every high school in America taught a lot of things, but these are the things I am focusing on right now: 79 more words

Ten commandments of Logic

Found this on Progressive Secular Humanist Examiner website, loved it.

Random Thoughts

A Straight Talk On Working For Passion vs. Money

“Life is like Google. You just need to know what you are searching for.”

At one of the companies I used to work for, there was once a dialogue in the office between the associates and a representative of the management team. 1,230 more words


The Discussive Effect: A Begging of the Question

There are many things of which I am sure. But certainties are boring so why delve into that which is well-known and concrete? Why not instead spend our time on the shaky and unstable ground of the uncertain? 294 more words


Fun with fallacies 11: You either agree 100% with what I said or you hate women

The false dichotomy is one of those fallacies that many people do not notice in a heated discourse. My impetus for writing another fun with fallacies and picking this fallacy was that I ran into a youtube video where the core argument on an abstract level was… 171 more words


Who Is The Dark Side, Who Is The Light?

Over the weekend, I went to the theater to watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens. I’m no fanboy, but it’s nonetheless an essential classic for any cultured American. 837 more words

Half-Life Musings

These Messed-Up Dichotomies

Required Entry # 7

(Dichotomy – binary opposition between two things)

I mentioned before that I am an agnostic atheist (by heart). It really is hard being one. 496 more words