Are We Too Sensitive?
Nov08

Are We Too Sensitive?

Read in 2 minutesI wrote the line out, over and over again. I’d write it down, delete it, think about it, write it again. Delete. Repeat. Each time, it was the perfect response when I wrote it down. Each time, it was the perfect analogy. But each time I’d look it over before hitting the ‘Submit’ button and back down, knowing that it was just too shitty a thing to say: “If we go to war with Russia,”...

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The Objectively Logical Answer to Victim Blaming
Nov05

The Objectively Logical Answer to Victim Blaming

Read in 5 minutes   Let’s say I wanted to walk to my friend’s house after dark. I, myself, know that I risk getting attacked while I’m out. But, I really want to see my friend and it’s a nice night out. I’d really just like to go for that stroll. So, I go for this stroll. Let’s get really dark and suppose I’m attacked while I’m out. Let’s discuss the aftermath of that,...

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Happy Holidays – Are We Being Logical or Too Sensitive?
Nov05

Happy Holidays – Are We Being Logical or Too Sensitive?

Read in 4 minutesJump to solution. Guys, some people are going to want you to say “Happy Holiday” this year instead of “Merry Christmas.” I’m not talking about what you say to your family or people you know personally, I’m talking about with the public. Obviously, you’re not going to walk into Catholic mass on Christmas Eve and be expected to say “Happy Holidays.” No, you know the...

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Thought Experiment: Is Global Warming Real?
Nov03

Thought Experiment: Is Global Warming Real?

Read in 3 minutes  Let’s play a game. This game is called “Alternate Dimensions” and the edition we’re playing is, “Global Warming.”   Here’s How It Works In this game, there are three different Earths existing in three different, but parallel universes. One of these worlds is ours and you are currently riding on it. The other two are exactly like our world in every way except one is...

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Fallacy: Moving the Goalposts, or No True Scotsman
Nov02

Fallacy: Moving the Goalposts, or No True Scotsman

Read in one minute  Moving the goalposts is a rather straight forward fallacy to understand. Imagine yourself on an endless field with two literal goalposts that are constantly being moved. At the beginning, someone tells you that you have been successful when you run between the goal posts. So, you start running. Then, as you’re approaching the goal, someone lifts up the posts and moves them further away… then...

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