Bewildering, then amusing: when I was searching for an image to accompany this blog by typing in “logic,” the first 3-4 pages of a Google Image search result displayed images of a pop star (rapper) bearing the same name.
I had to re-enter the search terms by typing in “thinking,” “questions,” and “the word logic.”
I think the following commentary on logic by Steve Ruis, a blogger I highly respect, is worth a read.
There has been quite a flutter about a comment coming from Kyrie Irving, the All-Star guard of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. According to Mr. Irving: “This is not even a conspiracy theory,” he said. “The Earth is flat. The Earth is flat. It’s right in front of our faces. I’m telling you, it’s right in front of our faces. They lie to us.”
Why this is upsetting to many is beyond my comprehension. My thinking goes like this:
#1 Mr. Irving makes well over $1,000,000 for less than a year’s work and has for quite some time.
#2 That makes Mr. Irving a Republican.
#3 Therefore Mr. Irving believes:
• the Earth is flat
• Climate Change is a hoax perpetrated by greedy scientists
• the Earth is only 6000 years old
• autism is caused by vaccinations, and that
• Donald Trump is a bright, successful businessman.
All of the…
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