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Responding to Huff Po Religion: Did Jesus Predict Muhammad? Part 2: Bad Exegesis

Over at liberal Huff Po Religion there is a piece I want to respond to that’s titled “Did Jesus Predict Muhammad?”  This is part 2 of my response and earlier I wrote  2,343 more words

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Responding to Huff Po Religion: Did Jesus Predict Muhammad? Part 1: Starting already in the Wrong Direction

Over at liberal Huff Po Religion there is a piece I want to respond to that’s titled “Did Jesus Predict Muhammad?”  I’m responding to this because it’s a terrible article that no doubt probably has many people reading it but one that is plague with the lack of clear thinking.   1,101 more words

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Editing Workshop: Signals for Argument

When you make an argument in writing you are participating in an ongoing conversation. One of the primary ways that conversation takes place in writing is when you quote other critics and views, bring them into your argument, and in some way work off them: come to terms, forward, counter, take an approach. 752 more words

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V is for Vixen

V is for Vixen

A female fox, I think

Moving in from the country

To the London suburbs

Fox-hunting was outlawed,

You know, giving all the… 79 more words

Logical Fallacies

By: Hanna Mangold

At this point in your college career, you may have heard professors talking about, and discouraging, the use of logical fallacies in argumentative papers. 884 more words

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Innocence by Dissociation

There is this great Imgur album that makes me smile and is a fun reference for when you need to explain why an argument doesn’t work. 577 more words

Irrelevancies

Uncommon Nonsense and the Common Sense Fallacy

Now that North Carolina’s state government has officially named the red herring as its state fish, it is worth noting that other logical fallacies are at play in the explanation of recent legislation aimed at discriminating the LGBT community. 715 more words