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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


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

The Fallacy of Two Evils

This is a polemical political rant.

A little failure of logic and foresight has long been influencing American politics. Right now, it is a huge topic and a subject of much hatred or frustration among good friends. 1,168 more words

The Folly of Vanity

I know a guy who has some really wonky ideas regarding religion and the afterlife.  In comparison to every other post modern, I suppose his ideas aren’t all that wonky–in fact, they are consistent with just about every other new age seeker.   454 more words


Logical Fallacies [required class post]

Logical fallacies are everywhere. In advertising, politics, media, everywhere. These logical fallacies help to shape the way that we think and the way that we perceive the issues in the world around us. 471 more words

School And Stuff

Just A Reminder: Elections Have Consequences

Over the past several weeks, I’ve been getting lectured to by various members of the purity left.    According to them, I’m not really a progressive, I’m actually a Blue Dog, or some other worse name they’ve come up with.   998 more words


Logical Fallacies and Internet Comments

As the moderator of The Scholarly Kitchen’s comments section, this has been a tiring couple of weeks. Clearly Sci-Hub (which, it should be remembered has been around for 3 years) is driving a lot of passionate opinions among researchers, librarians, publishers and other stakeholders in the community. 153 more words