Tag Archives: logical fallacies

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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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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Megalomania

I don’t really watch Discovery Channel, and haven’t for a long time after I noticed that all it was playing when I had it on were re-runs of The Deadliest Catch (which Miss Pink calls “The Crab Show with Too … Continue reading

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God Loves You. Everyone Else? Well …

Yesterday I wrote about Angelo and Rachel Sarna who were driving along Route 22 when their 4Runner started accelerating uncontrollably, eventually crashing head-on into both an Audi and a Subaru.  The occupants of the Subaru were both hospitalized with serious … Continue reading

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