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Bad Reasons to reject Bad Arguments

If we start accepting 'slippery slope' arguments, then who knows what other bad arguments we might be forced to accept in the future! 'Ad hominem'? People who make those arguments are jerks.If 'affirming the consequent' is a bad argument type, then it will have a conclusion. So since it has a conclusion, clearly it's a… Continue reading Bad Reasons to reject Bad Arguments

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Things I Always Wanted To Know: A Guide to Drinking

(Note: Nearly all the literature on this topic is correlational, so we should be skeptical about causal explanations. Since that's what we have we'll do the best we can. Also, I'm the wrong kind of nerd for the topic, so don't take this as serious health advice; when in doubt, talk to the other kind… Continue reading Things I Always Wanted To Know: A Guide to Drinking