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Infinity Stones: Reality Stone

David Rainsberger II Comics, Movies 5 Comments

The Reality Stone allows its wielder to do some very bizarre things with Reality itself. The holder of the stone is able to break logic in such a way that could easily make 2+2=5. Another way to understand what its powers allow is to imagine that all of the universe’s physical laws …

Infinity Stones: Reality Stone was last modified: June 25th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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They’re Logically Fallacious! Special Pleading

Riley Sproul Ideas, Logical Fallacies 2 Comments

Let’s wrap up May with; Special Pleading: Special Pleading: (a.k.a. special circumstance) An informal fallacy; Special Pleading involves the party making the argument requesting or demanding that they are a unique exception to an otherwise (or often) exception-less rule. Or that in a particular case, their point cannot be proven, due …

They’re Logically Fallacious! Special Pleading was last modified: May 27th, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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Episode 038 – The Future of Humanity

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The Dweebs contemplate the next 85 years of humanity. Space exploration and biological manipulation are on the horizon. Will we take advantage of our exponential growth of technology in a positive way? Or will it inevitably be our demise? Suggested Media: Mining Legislation EmDrive and Cannae Alcubierre Drive Tsiolkovsky rocket …

Episode 038 – The Future of Humanity was last modified: May 26th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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*Debunkery News:* Name Change

Riley Sproul A Critical Thought, Debunkery, Dweebed News Leave a Comment

You may have noticed the lack of a Debunkery post this past Friday; this is due to some changes I’ve decided to make with the series. Without diving in too deep, I label myself somewhere in the realm of Humanist/Skeptic/Critical Thinker. Labels, however, come with baggage, so I make an …

*Debunkery News:* Name Change was last modified: May 22nd, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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Infinity Stones: Space Stone

David Rainsberger II Comics, Movies 6 Comments

The Space Stone grants the user unlimited manipulation of space itself. The level of power depends entirely on the knowledge and ability of the user. Those who are not adept can merely teleport themselves’ or other small objects. The ability scales dramatically upward to the capability to compress the space between two …

Infinity Stones: Space Stone was last modified: June 25th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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They’re Logically Fallacious! Wishful Thinking

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May the fallacies be not-with you; Wishful Thinking: Wishful Thinking: (a.k.a. appeal to consequences) Another informal fallacy! When one finds the potential fallout of a conclusion appealing, one may find themselves simply deciding, often without words and within their own mind, to accept that given conclusion as true. This is the …

They’re Logically Fallacious! Wishful Thinking was last modified: May 3rd, 2015 by Riley Sproul

De-Extinction

Episode 037 – De-Extinction

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The Dweebs talk about De-Evolution and how plausible it is to bring species back from the dead. With Jurassic World around the corner we touch on what all this creating dinosaurs stuff is about. Could we bring dinosaurs back from extinction? Suggested Media: Bird Beak Manipulation The Long Now Foundation …

Episode 037 – De-Extinction was last modified: May 18th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Infinity Stones and Gauntlet

David Rainsberger II Comics, Movies 7 Comments

The Infinity Stones are from the time at the creation of the universe. Originally a part of an alien named Nemesis who, out of loneliness, split itself into 6 equal parts. These parts manifested into 6 distinct facet of the being. Now referred to as Infinity Stones, they are as follows: Power, …

Infinity Stones and Gauntlet was last modified: June 24th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II