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Don't just look for the usual suspects

Back in the 20th century, society was essentially dominated by conservative ideology. Up until at least the 1990’s, the narrative of Western culture seemed to be based on a right-wing understanding of the world, which had become dogma. 672 more words

Culture

The power of false dilemmas

Whether we use the term or not, most of us know the concept of false dilemmas. Should we carpet bomb ISIS or take zero action? These are obviously not the only options. 518 more words

"You Always Have The Poor With You"

Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. There they gave a dinner for him. 1,388 more words

Christianity

False Dilemma, a Fallacy of False Alternatives

Author: Lee Hye Seon, Grade 12

“A failure in governance” is how an editorial, published September 11 on Manila Standard Today, described the huge traffic snarl in Metro Manila last week that exasperated tired motorists who were on their way home from work. 1,018 more words

Declaring Checkmate With C. S. Lewis

C. S. Lewis is probably one of the more famous Christian apologists out there. I remember being first introduced to his writing in his fantasy series, … 719 more words

Atheism

On Pascal’s wager

Pascal’s wager is something I had never heard of until yesterday. It is an excellent example of a false dilemma, also known as a false dichotomy. 668 more words

Skepticism