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Same old rubbish

Have you ever really listened to the words people use?

I just got to watch a video where the classic ‘eating animals is immoral’ argument came up yet again. 88 more words

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Redistribution of wealth, Fallacy.

I refer to the picture above as “emotional pornography” because it tells people a sad story and they want to throw money at it and make it go away.  687 more words

Tutor vs Logical Fallacy

Student had to do an essay on logical fallacy, which I have not looked up in a while. This was fun. Highlights:

1- Ad Ignorantum – If you don’t have proof that it’s not true, then it must be true.   89 more words

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Book Review 14: "Restore" by Vince Antonucci

***DISCLAIMER***I received a complimentary copy of this book for free from Tyndale House for review purposes.

Vince Antonucci pastors an “innovative church” called Verve in Las Vegas, Nevada (p. 377 more words

Attacking the Straw Man - A Logical Fallacy

On my third blog, I talked about how, although Hitler did not do nothing wrong (contrary to popular meme belief), associating your opponent’s view with Hitler’s might not give you an edge. 541 more words

Knowledge

Playing the Nazi Card - A Logic Fallacy

Reductio ad Hitlerum, or playing the Nazi card. 

“I am against tobacco smoking.”

“You know who else is against tobacco smoking? Hitler. Therefore, you must be a Nazi.”

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Wisdom of the Crowd - A Logical Fallacy.

Last time, we have explored a bit on survivorship bias – how presenting cases differently could make us shift our focus or deduce a wrong conclusion from the data collected. 479 more words

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