In this five minute series, we explain the fundamentals of formal logic in podcasts that are about five minutes each. This episode is an introduction into the basics of an argument, including premises, conclusions, validity and soundness. There’s also a brief introduction into the language of first order logic.
(EXPLICIT) First published on January 1, 2016 by author and speaker Nicholas Lamar Soutter, this experimental piece was a part Denis Leary, part Lewis Black. It was Mr. Soutter’s attempt at a rapid, profane yet erudite piece which accurately explained the rise of Donald Trump. Meant as an experimental piece, rough around the edges, and coming in at a whopping 18 minutes, it none the less took off, garnering over five thousand shares in just a few days. This is the original piece, in its entirety.
On May 5th, modern-day debates hosted a debate between myself and SJ Thomason. During that debate, SJ presented an article she wrote, as well as numerous studies, in defense of her position. I challenged a fair number of the studies, and the article itself. I was asked by multiple people to support my claims, both […]
I find it strange that, as a blogger on atheism, philosophy, and the social sciences, I should spend so much time discussing a single YouTube channel, the NonSequitur show. None the less, here I stand. Again. For anybody who’s been living under a rock for the last week, the show has once again undergone considerable […]