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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.

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?

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…

Agreements Be Damned! Logic And Critical Thinking

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, Love Movie, Movie Tv, Ian Richardson, Iain Glen, Tim Roth

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. Logic And Critical Thinking, Philosophy Memes, Psychology Memes, Begging The Question, Infinite Universe, Star Trek Original Series, Geek Humor, Play Online, Best Funny Pictures

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, Donald Trump, Real Life

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, Mary, Politics, 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…

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How can I trust climate models when the weatherman is wrong?

When I first started as a science communicator, I reflected on my own period of harboring doubts on human-caused climate change (see my article Climate Debrief: Q and A for the blue-collar American…

Overall, I do find this to be a persuasive argument, but I believe at least part of this is due to the fact that I am inclined to accept the assumptions of a social constructivist position at the outset. As a case in favor of such a position, and against the view that there are innate differences between boys and girls on skills relevant to chess, I think it is still sufficient to establish at least one competing variable has an impact on human behavior. Thea Queen, Michael Crichton, Movies Showing, Movies And Tv Shows, Series Movies, Tv Series, Movies To Watch, Good Movies, Gambit Wallpaper

King’s Pushback

Introduction: This is part of an article entitled, “The Real Reasons All the Top Chess Players Are Men,” written by Wei Ji Ma. It was published in Slate Magazine on December 11th. In th…

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Wisdom of the Oompa Loompas

Introduction: This argument is a (hopefully) well known part of the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factor, which was produced in 1971. In this film, the Oompa Loompas, mysterious workers at th…

On January 6th, 2021, U. S. Representative Sharice Davids of Kansas posted the text below on twitter in support of calls to invoke the 25th Amendment and thus remove President Donald Trump of office. Logic And Critical Thinking, First Time, Kansas, Donald Trump, Texts, Presidents, January, How To Remove, David

Sharice Davids Calls for the 25th

Introduction: On January 6th, 2021, U. S. Representative Sharice Davids of Kansas posted the text below on twitter in support of calls to invoke the 25th Amendment and thus remove President Donald …

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The Quotation Fallacy “💬”

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We all learned that two wrongs don’t make a right when we were kids, didn’t we? Logic And Critical Thinking, Two Wrongs, Freshman, When Us, Education, Learning, How To Make, Kids, Young Children

Just How Much Fallacy is Your To Quoque?

Judging you!!! We all learned that two wrongs don’t make a right when we were kids, didn’t we? And we learned that ‘you too’ arguments are a fallacy back in Freshman logic c…