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Phat
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Message 6 of 211 (632221)
09-06-2011 12:38 PM
Reply to: Message 5 by Coyote
09-06-2011 11:25 AM


Re: Ketterling's Law
Logic Is An Organized Way Of Going Wrong With Confidence.
Lets see if I have this all straight, in real everyday terms!
OK, say that I believe, for the sake of argument, that the Bible is truth. Jar comes along and asks me..."Have you ever read the Bible?" I would, of course, be offended, and would say that I knew the jist of what the book meant. It was, of course, a little white lie, since I had never bothered with the approach of critically examining the book. Instead, I took information and edification from the book(s) to support my own world view. Wanting to win the argument of the moment, I pressed forward with that world view..ignoring all challenges to the contrary.
So in this sense, was I not willing to travel down the logical critical thinking path, though able to do so?
Was I not willing to set my preconceptions aside? (perhaps believing that at risk of blasphemy I was also unable to do so?

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Phat
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Message 8 of 211 (632231)
09-06-2011 1:33 PM
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09-06-2011 1:23 PM


Re: NOT THE TOPIC
Im a wee bit confused.
RAZD writes:
There should be no barbs or mud slings if all we are discussing is the logic, where it leads, and whether or not it is valid -- this should be like discussing a math problem.
What is it that makes logic logical? How can logic itself be discussed without reference to something logical?

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