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...

My Stand on Alcohol Upon Which I Will Not Equivocate

My friends, I had not intended to discuss this controversial subject at this particular time. However, I want you to know that I do not shun controversy. On the contrary, I will take a stand on any issue at any time, regardless of how fraught with controversy it might...