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Logic and Critical Thinking

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The Mandela Effect Trumperates in Conspiratorial Oprahtations! Logic And Critical Thinking, Mandela Effect, Ivana Trump, Words Containing, Trump Quotes, Democrats And Republicans, Fox News Channel

The Mandela Effect Trumperates in Conspiratorial Oprahtations!

I see people passing this meme around from time to time. It’s pretty devastating, actually, or at least it ought to be. This of course makes the meme an awful lot like a lot of criticisms dir…

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Corporate Peoples

Introduction: In August of 2011, then Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney made these comments during a campaign speech. Romney begins this segment by underscoring the need to balance the national bu…

One big problem with describing any human beings or movement of human beings in terms of a virus is that any descriptive value this account might have is likely to be overshadowed by the pejorative implications. Logic And Critical Thinking, Might Have, Social Justice, Presentation, Big, Youtube, Youtubers, Youtube Movies

When “They” is One or Two or Maybe Legion

Introduction: This argument can be found on a Youtube presentation by James Lindsay entitled, “Stealing the Motte: Critical Social Justice and the Principle of Charity.” It is one of ma…

Just a quick lesson on the Straw Man Fallacy. Logic And Critical Thinking, Men, Guys

Bad Clocks and Grumpy Teachers (A Bit on the Straw Man Fallacy)

Just a quick lesson on the Straw Man Fallacy.

It seems that a Motte and Bailey consists of a position which comes in roughly two forms; one (the motte) which is apparently true and highly defensible but essentially unremarkable and largely useless at face value, and another (the bailey) which is more exciting but also more dubious. Logic And Critical Thinking, Concept, Face, The Face, Faces, Facial

Motte and Bailey Doctrines

What is a Motte and Bailey doctrine? Well, we get the concept from the Philosopher Nicholas Shackel who used it to criticize postmodernist philosophy. As he first used it in publication back in 200…

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The Motte & Bailey Fallacy (Lecture)

A fallacy of diversion which makes a controversial claim then substitutes an easy & obvious claim for it, pretending they are identicalLogic playlist: https:...

Dinesh D’Souza is a far right wing political commentator. He was convicted of making illegal campaign contributions duringthe 2012 political campaigns. His conviction was pardoned by Donald Trump in 2018. Logic And Critical Thinking, Political Campaign, Right Wing, Tweet Quotes, Presidential Election, Donald Trump, Politics, Donald Tramp

Dinesh Does What He Does

Introduction: On the 6th of May, Dinesh D’Souza posted this on twitter. Key Facts: On January 6th, 2021 Congress met for the purpose of verifying the certified votes of the 2021 Presidential …

It would be fair to suggest that Silverman’s presentation of Christianity here is satirical. Given this fact, some might suggest that it is a mistake to take her specific argument too seriously, but then how do we take it? Logic And Critical Thinking, Satire, Christianity, Presentation, Heaven, Sky, Heavens, Paradise, Sarcasm

Sarah Silverman Goes to Heaven

Introduction: This clip is part of a stand-up act from Sarah Silverman. her larger point in this segment appears to be that more established religions are as problematic as newer faiths often dismi…

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Agreements Be Damned!

It has become fashionable to begin open discussion sessions and training seminars by going over a list of agreements with those present. The idea here is to elicit agreement from the audience for c…

This text is from the play, Rosenkrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, by Tom Stoppard. In this scene, the two central characters contemplate death while passing the time on a ship sailing from Denmark to Britain. Gary Oldman, Hd Movies, Movies To Watch, Horror Movies, Ian Richardson, Iain Glen, Tim Roth, Minor Character, Love Movie

Not Be on a Boat

Introduction: This text is from the play, Rosenkrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, by Tom Stoppard. In this scene, the two central characters contemplate death while passing the time on a ship sailin…

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How Many Lumps?

Introduction: This example comes from a cartoon, entitled “Rabbit’s Kin,” featuring Bugs Bunny, starring Mel Blanc and Stan Freberg. It was put out by Loony Tunes. Key Facts: N/A.…

Begging the Question is a fallacy that occurs when the conclusion of an argument is contained in the premises used to support it. Life Memes, Dankest Memes, Reaction Pictures, Best Funny Pictures, Funny Pics, Stupid Funny Memes, Hilarious, Funny Stuff, Funny Laugh

Begging the Question (Circular Argument, Petitio Principii)

Begging the Question is a fallacy that occurs when the conclusion of an argument is contained in the premises used to support it. Hence, the argument is said to beg the question it purports to prov…

On February 9th, 2021, the first day of the second Impeachment trial of Donald Trump, Republican Senator, Mike Lee of Utah, gave an interview on a show called “America’s Newsroom” at Fox News about his thoughts on the trial. Logic And Critical Thinking, Mike Lee, Calling America, Everyone Makes Mistakes, Republican Senators, Trials, News, Utah, Donald Trump

Mike Lee’s Mulligan?

Introduction: On February 9th, 2021, the first day of the second Impeachment trial of Donald Trump, Republican Senator, Mike Lee of Utah, gave an interview on a show called “America’s N…

This is how conspiracy theory works in terms of rhetoric and reasoning. It is a great study in the means by which a demagogue (or a wannabe demagogue) makes accusations without taking responsibility for them. Logic And Critical Thinking, Conspiracy Theories, Accusations, Theory, No Response, Study, Thoughts, Studio, Studying

Marjorie Taylor Greene Almost Has a Thought About the Vegas Shooter

This is how conspiracy theory works in terms of rhetoric and reasoning. It is a great study in the means by which a demagogue (or a wannabe demagogue) makes accusations without taking responsibility for them.

This is just a couple of posts from two random netizens on Pinterest. What we are interested in is the exchange between “Patty” and “Mary.” Specifically, we are interested in the argument produced by Mary. Logic And Critical Thinking, Custom Posters, Favorite Quotes, Reflection, Politics, Mary, Facts, Couple, Let It Be

Pinterest Politics

Introduction: This is just a couple of posts from two random netizens on Pinterest. What we are interested in is the exchange between “Patty” and “Mary.” Specifically, we ar…