Category Archives: The Illogical School

True Scotsman or Not …

Thanks, RawStory, for providing information that, while factually true, is not relevant to the situation. Self-professed ‘militant atheist’ brutally beats Ohio pastor First, let’s start with the description of the attack: On Sunday, a self-professed “militant atheist” with a checkered … Continue reading

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The Illogical School: Moving the Goalposts

From Wikipedia, moving the goalposts is defined as a logical fallacy ” … in which evidence presented in response to a specific claim is dismissed and some other (often greater) evidence is demanded.“ This particular example isn’t an argument, but … Continue reading

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The Screwball Letters

I would like to thank Deborah for today’s blogging topic, given to me with the message that she thought it would raise my blood pressure as well.  Thanks so much … now I have you along with Dan and Miss … Continue reading

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Correlation vs. Causation

… courtesy once again of SMBC.

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Credit Where Credit is Undeserved.

Prayer does not cure HIV: Doctor SOME churches in Namibia appear to be taking advantage of HIV positive people, whose viral loads would have drastically gone down to levels where they cannot be detected, by telling them that their disease … Continue reading

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Is This a Trick Question?

I can always count on Miss Pink for collecting religious tracts from the far reaches of Downtown Portland to bring to me so I can complain to you. And just like the trickle down theory of economics, you’re wondering, “… … Continue reading

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Crimes Against Logic

Introducing “The Primates” … a new comic series by the makers “Evolution vs. God“.  If you ever wanted to see a concentrated demi-glace of creationist thinking when it comes to atheism and evolution, this is it.  Here’s an example: Seems … Continue reading

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