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Political Parties as a Sales Pitch

Those who’m are careerists will use their own political affiliation of things as a means to an end in some form of marketing. How is this done? 522 more words

Nuances, the hastiest part of the pendulum!

Look y’all, I have this habit of overdoing novel things. I was imparted that practice makes it perfect, hence every time I learn something new, I tend to want to reprise it recurrently until I get the hang of it. 729 more words

The false dichotomy of nature-nurture, with notes on feminism, transgenderism, and the construction of races

by Massimo Pigliucci

This is my third essay on what has become an informal series on socially relevant false dichotomies (the first one was on “trigger warnings” [1], the second one on Islamophobia [2]). 2,002 more words


The false dichotomy of Islamophobia

by Massimo Pigliucci

A false dichotomy is a basic type of informal logical fallacy, consisting in framing an issue as if there were only two choices available, while in fact a range of nuanced positions may be on offer upon more careful reflection. 1,802 more words



And how can I CONTINUE being straight if two gay people get married on the other side of town?!?! (I can feel the wedding’s gay rainbow radiations converting me.) 71 more words

Funsized Fallacies: False Dichotomy

All the chewy goodness of fallacious reasoning in new fun-sized bites! 291 more words

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You Don't Have to Choose: Clean House & Happy Kids

Writing is work, and since the old proverb is true that money doesn’t grow on trees, I’ve been dedicating most of my time to my fiction writing of late. 1,172 more words

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