Monthly Archives: March 2011

Logical Fallacy–Slippery Slope

I’m trying to become better at recognizing all of the logical fallacies.  A fallacy is a defect that weakens an argument.  One of the easiest to understand is the Slippery Slope. The Slippery Slope argument, according to Wikipedia, “…states that … Continue reading

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Stuff I Love–Learning

I am not good at sports, nor am I interested in them.  I am not creative, unfortunately.  I like to sing, but I have a voice best suited for a large choir.  I played the flute, but badly.  I can … Continue reading

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Stuff I Love–The History of Knowledge

Skeptoid is a podcast I recently discovered and am enjoying very much.  It’s hosted by Brian Dunning and he describes it as “…a weekly science podcast dedicated to furthering knowledge by blasting away the widespread pseudosciences that infect popular culture, … Continue reading

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Stuff I Hate–Rhino Killers

Rhinos are magnificent creatures like nothing else on Earth.  The thought that they are almost extinct because some idiots think the horns will give them a hard-on is sickening.  Hello, haven’t they heard of Viagra?  Surely rhino horn is extremely … Continue reading

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Stuff I Love–Spaceweather.com

This is a great site that keeps you updated on what’s going on in space.  http://spaceweather.com/ It has info on sunspots, solar flares, satellite flybys, auroras, and near miss asteroids as well as other fascinating sky stuff.  They frequently post gorgeous … Continue reading

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Stuff I Hate–Birthers

This has to be the dumbest thing a group has ever come up with to attack a politician.  I don’t hate people who don’t like President Obama.  I am often not thrilled with him myself (Where’s our public option, Mr. … Continue reading

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Just Wondering

I’m just wondering whether it’s common for people who have been married for a long time to communicate through a combination of Lolcats speech, song lyrics, mis-pronounced foreign language phrases and made-up words.  Everyone does that, right?

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