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Is it me or is there something wrong with people?

24 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Great White Snark

In all my years on this blue and green planet, despite all my interactions with them, I still don't understand other people (id est, so-called normies, particularly those of the religious and/or vanilla ilk). If you (any member of the general populat...

Robots, humans, and universal natives..

12 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Blurryface

My recent thought…   Robots, humans, and universal natives….   It would make no sense for hostility within our universe by any of these things… sure humanity has failed numerous times basically killing themselves….   Yet we have a conceptual belief o...

Jog up you noggin!

9 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Azure95

Train the brain! Hi there fellow publisher, are you up for a little challenge? I'v always liked puzzles and riddles so for todays post i would like to share two logical riddles, in different difficulties. So if you are up for a smal test leave the an...

The Weekly Summary - Learning Edition [Issue 33.2]

27 Nov 2020 1 minute read 20 comments tvlachak

Issue 33.2 / November 19, 2020 Learning “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill Digital learning success depends on great content design. Transition into actual learning by reflec...

Explanation of the Arrow Paradox, Attributed to Zeno

7 Mar 2020 2 minute read 0 comments GGori

In the arrow paradox, Zeno uses the example of an arrow in flight. He states that for motion to occur, the arrow must change the position which it occupies, but for every such position we see no motion, thus motion does not exist. Modern formulation:...

Occam's Razor: Law of Parsimony [Useful conceptual heuristics and tools for thought]

21 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments rhyzom

Occam's razor (novacula Occami) is a sense-making/problem-solving principle attributed to 13th century theologian and scholastic philosopher William of Ockham which states that "entities should not be multiplied without necessity" (or "plurality must...

Logical Fallacies Video Series Part 2

23 Jul 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Scott Cunningham

I have written many logical fallacies blogs in my series and decided to continue while also making videos for it too. In this, we cover the alphabet soup, alternative truth fallacies, and appeals to closure, heaven, nature, emotion, pity, and traditi...

Why It’s So Challenging To Believe Conspiracy Theorists

28 Jun 2019 1 minute read 2 comments Scott Cunningham

While there may be several conspiracies that have a lot of truth to them, I wouldn’t be surprised if the rest were meant to just taint the legitimacy of the real ones. Some people feel they are so obvious they don’t have to be explained and do a majo...

Oh, So What You’re Saying Is ________?

18 Jun 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Scott Cunningham

Listening to someone’s full argument and then saying back to them “oh, so what you’re saying is” and then inserting a completely inaccurate take on the points laid out and summarizing them into something that fallaciously and purposefully misinterpre...

Logical Fallacies Series Part 18

17 May 2019 2 minute read 0 comments Scott Cunningham

Hey there! I want to talk to again you about logical fallacies! There are oh so many and I'd like to go over them. We are now on to part 18 of my series on here. In this series, we are only covering the actual fallacies and what they are, not the app...