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A Saturday Morning Rant…

What kind of President of the United States doesn’t know that the FBI aren’t the ones you call to investigate a sexual assault? How did we put an idiot of this caliber into the highest elected office in our land? … Continue reading

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Occam Had a Little Razor…

No, this isn’t a history lesson. (But really, look into the dude. William of Occam He’s interesting.) It’s the first in our on-going series about Critical Thinking! And to begin our journey towards being better and more efficient bullshit detectors, we’re … Continue reading

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PCBC: Argumentation – Pt, what is it, 4? Yeah, sure, Pt. 4. Why not?…

  And now for the moment you’ve all been waiting for… … (and waiting much too long for. BTW, sorry about that) …   Logical Fallacies   First off, what the hell is a Logical Fallacy? Glad you asked. A … Continue reading

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Another Short, Sharp Argument…

This series, (I didn’t think it was going to be one), could also be called, “Killing Your Sacred Cows with a Single Stroke”. Today’s target: “The Free Market” I can’t type that phrase without quotation marks because “The Free Market” … Continue reading

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Putting the Civil Back in Civilization: Argument – Pt III

When not to Argue, or, Sometimes it’s just fucking pointless. This is a big thing. Which is why I’m shoe-horning it in before a long discussion about fallacies. In pt I of this series I made mention of when argument … Continue reading

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Putting the Civil Back in Civilization: Argument: an Introduction

In recent years, hasn’t it just felt like people don’t know how to talk to each other about controversial topics anymore? Seems like there’s no end of online screeds, rants, polemics, fights, and the occasional incitement to riot. It’s one … Continue reading

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Election 2016: Post-Mortem

So, there have been many explanations put forth as to why Hillary Clinton lost the election. I imagine there will be many more in the months and years to come. I have spent a goodly amount of time thinking about … Continue reading

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