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Communication Compartmentalization

David Rainsberger II Ideas, Technology Leave a Comment

We live in a time in which we have multiple ways to communicate with people. We go through our days texting, tweeting, calling, emailing and snap chatting. Most of the time we communicate through these means with the same people at the same time. We have reached a point when …

Communication Compartmentalization was last modified: April 22nd, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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They’re Logically Fallacious! Ad Hominem

Riley Sproul Ideas, Logical Fallacies 1 Comment

This week it’s all about the Ad Hominem’s, let’s jump right in:   Ad Hominem (poisoning the well) An informal fallacy, but one that should raise substantial suspicion into the reason one would commit such a fallacy. Example: 1) David claims X. 2) David is a poop-head. 3) Therefore, X is wrong. Real World Example: …

They’re Logically Fallacious! Ad Hominem was last modified: March 31st, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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They’re Logically Fallacious! Strawman Fallacy

Riley Sproul Ideas, Logical Fallacies 1 Comment

This week, as promised, we’re talking about the Strawman Fallacy. Let’s get right into it!   Strawman Fallacy (strawmanning) Another informal fallacy, again meaning making such a mistake doesn’t invalidate your conclusion, but it does make Spock cry. And should make you reexamine your premises, and argument; because do you …

They’re Logically Fallacious! Strawman Fallacy was last modified: March 31st, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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Debunkery- Targeted Fat Loss

Riley Sproul Debunkery, Health, Ideas Leave a Comment

  While listening to an episode of The Geologic Podcast, a hilarious podcast I highly recommend (fyi, it has nothing to do with Geology), I learned this bit of information that I thought I’d research and share with all of you! Targeted fat loss is the idea that one can do …

Debunkery- Targeted Fat Loss was last modified: April 7th, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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They’re Logically Fallacious! Argument From Ignorance

Riley Sproul Ideas, Logical Fallacies Leave a Comment

Hello! This is a new weekly post called “They’re Logically Fallacious!“. Where I’ll be focusing on, you guessed it, logical fallacies. I’ll be able to do one of these every week, as they will be rather short and to the point. I hope you enjoy! For the the first installment …

They’re Logically Fallacious! Argument From Ignorance was last modified: March 31st, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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Book Review: Foundation and Earth

Riley Sproul Ideas, Literature, Science, Scifi, Space Leave a Comment

I’ve decided to read The Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov, as per recommendation of David, and I’m going to make a few observations and sometimes summaries, each of the seven books. Also I’ll be reading the books, not in the order they were published, but in the chronological sequence. There …

Book Review: Foundation and Earth was last modified: May 13th, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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Debunkery- Detox: A Summary

Riley Sproul Debunkery, Ideas 1 Comment

Welcome to another Debunkery post! This post is less specific than I’d like it to be, but that is predominantly due to the overwhelming amount of subject matter classifiable as: Detoxification. To clarify, I’m not speaking on the subject of withdrawal as it pertains to drug use/abuse. (If you or someone …

Debunkery- Detox: A Summary was last modified: April 20th, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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Book Review: Foundation’s Edge

Riley Sproul Ideas, Literature, Science, Scifi, Space Leave a Comment

I’ve decided to read The Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov, as per recommendation of David, and I’m going to make a few observations and sometimes summaries, each of the seven books. Also I’ll be reading the books, not in the order they were published, but in the chronological sequence. There …

Book Review: Foundation’s Edge was last modified: May 13th, 2015 by Riley Sproul