The Wise Womans Stone

A wise woman who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream. The next day she met another traveler who was hungry, and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food. The hungry traveler saw the precious stone and asked the woman to give it to...

  Logical Fallacies and the Art of Debate Contents: Introduction So why learn logical fallacies at all? Logic as a form of rhetoric Committing your very own logical fallacies The list of fallacies: argumentum ad antiquitatem argumentum ad hominem argumentum ad...

Make Jesus Lord??? Are YOU kidding?

I suppose, if the truth be told, yesterday’s post by myself was something of a tongue in cheek tease. I asked, “How do we make Jesus the Lord of our lives. I used that phrase as an echo of my decades in Christianity. (I no longer call myself a Christian.) In...

A Ten-Cent Idea

When young F. W. Woolworth was a store clerk, he tried to convince his boss to have a ten-cent sale to reduce inventory. The boss agreed, and the idea was a resounding success. This inspired Woolworth to open his own store and price items at a nickel and a dime. He...

How to Think

Here I have accumulated some of what I have found to be excellent resources on the art of thinking. Here is a seemingly interesting paradox. In order to achieve knowledge of the truth, we have to be comfortable with the thought that when “new” truth comes...