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Fun with fallacies 3: I'm so stoned right now.

The appeal to the stone is one of those names I never quite understood. I tend to view myself as someone with the capacity for abstract thinking, but then again. 130 more words

Logic

James 1

Scripture: James 1:1-27

Overview:

  • James, a dude who prefers to be known as a man born anew as Christ’s permanent slave rather than Jesus’ brother (and therefore potential equal), gives a shout out to his fellow Jews who are living outside of their homeland and having a rough time.
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New Testament

The basics of logic part 1

Logic is the scientific method of thought. Where the scientific method exists in order to ensure that the scientist(s) remain as objective as possible, logic exists to structure thoughts, and to ensure they remain as objective as possible. 541 more words

Logic

Fallacy

I say it is so
Affirm the antecedent
Divide by zero

Divide by zero and die, Motherfucker!

There go my slippery syllogisms sinking into the soft stinking sand. 12 more words

Nonsense

Breakin' The Law (Art and Deviance)

Have any of you experienced serendipity recently? Or ever for that matter?

No, I’m not writing about the John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale lukewarm romcom of the early 2000’s, I’m referring to the phenomenon where you get lucky and find something of value when you weren’t looking for it and more importantly, weren’t expecting it. 845 more words

Stimulating Sundays

Some Light Relief

“To be is to do”—Socrates.

“To do is to be”—Jean-Paul Sartre.

“Do be do be do”—Frank Sinatra.

Humour

This ought not to be

Today I read a news article about how religion and in particular religious practice is declining in America, per the Pew Research Committee. I don’t suppose we needed statistics to tell us this because it seems obvious enough. 1,021 more words

Critique