Argumentative Theory of Reasoning

I posted a web comic poking fun at the irrational fear of the ocean. My carefulness last weekend maybe kept me from getting stung by jellyfish and definitely from stepping on a stingray or skate. There were no sharks that I saw. But then, “absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.” ­čÖé After some… Continue reading Argumentative Theory of Reasoning

Research BEFORE reacting

A friend posted this article on Facebook, Everything wrong with this country happened this morning on my Facebook page, which showed an image with the original erroneous claim. The reactions to it were agreement with the bogus claim. Which was extremely sad because the originator of the claim┬ánow┬árefutes it. The whole point of the article… Continue reading Research BEFORE reacting

The Enemy’s POV

Here is the true meaning and value of compassion and nonviolence, when it helps us to see the enemy’s point of view, to hear his questions, to know his assessment of ourselves.┬áFor from his view we may indeed see the basic weaknesses of our own condition, and if we are mature, we may learn and… Continue reading The Enemy’s POV