Category Archives: Logic

Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Sept. 21, 2015)

Economics A plea for a welfare state because according to the latest studies, it increases overall happiness. Thomas Aquinas: Ethics and Anti-capitalism Emotions Acting happy when you’re not feeling it, particularly known in some jobs, can actually be detrimental to … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (March 8, 2015)

Consciousness Galen Strawson has a great article about the history of the philosophy of consciousness. Education How Higher Education perpetuates Intergenerational Inequality. Ethics Sex while drunk: a moral dilemma. Why Our Children don’t think there are moral facts Family If … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s In the News Today: 11/06/2011

Abortion World map of abortion laws. Culture Everyone laments that the world is overpopulated since the world has reached 7 billion people.  But what if it turns out the world is actually underpopulated? 10,000 Solutions is a site that Arizona … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 10/16/2011

Books Nice!  Camus’ The Fall has been turned into a 5-minute animation.  Note: this will only make sense if you’ve read the book.  Otherwise, you might be lost:  Culture Alcohol does not cause violence, promiscuity, or anti-social behavior.  Rather, it’s your cultural expectation … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 10/09/2011

Ethics A new game called SPENT puts you in the position of a person who’s going to be homeless person.  The makers of the game says that their goal is to challenge the way you think about poverty and homelessness.The goal … Continue reading

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Awesome Arguments

This is what a great argument in economics is supposed to be like when the arguers are on both sides of the issue.  The comments are insightful too.  All arguments can be rational and respectful without resorting to rhetoric.  The … Continue reading

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Argument about Violent Rhetoric Leading to Violent Action

All forms of violent rhetoric leads to or causes violent actions. All violent actions are wrong and they should be prevented. Violent political rhetoric (e.g. putting crosshairs on a map) lead to the assassination attempt in Arizona. Violent music (e.g. … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 12/20/2010

Economics An interesting article arguing that tax cuts do NOT create jobs.  The argument uses something simple: math.  Now there’s some facts you can’t dispute with. Steven Landsburg has an interesting libertarian argument saying that if you’re against the health … Continue reading

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An Argument Against Pennies

Wanna save the taxpayer some money?  Watch below: Seems to make “cents.”  Sorry, couldn’t help it. It may go against common sense, but remember, reason is sometimes opposed to common sense.

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What I’ve Learned this Past Year — 2009 Edition

Instead of doing New Years Resolutions, I’ve decided to look in the past and see how I’ve learned.  To me, if one hasn’t learned things within the past year, then it’s as if one hasn’t gained wisdom.  And if that’s … Continue reading

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