What is trolling? Why do trolls troll? Do we moderate comments? Why? What are some ways we make ourselves impervious to trolling? Is it ok to dialogue with others, and if so, why? The Thinker’s Guide For Conscientious Citizens on How to Detect Media Bias & Propaganda, by Richard Paul and Linda Elder Chapter 17: Dialogical and Dialectical Thinking Glossary of Critical Thinking Terms Read more »
The One Dimensional Gun Control Debate
The issue of gun control is not a black and white either/or dilemma (false dilemma logical fallacy), but multifaceted, which means it requires an in depth multilogical approach to discern the myriad of factors involved. Trying to solve it in a one dimensional way is both naive and ignorant, as it ignores the layers of factors that led to the second amendment’s creation—as well as its attempted downfall. ~Nathan From […] Read more »
How Can We Rise Above the Psychopaths in Power?
A broken psychopath becomes common criminal or serial killer, while a functional psychopath becomes a CEO, politician, and other high end jobs with authority over others. A normally functioning human is ternary with their perceptions, feelings, and actions, but psychopaths are emotionally deficient, and are thus binary with only their perceptions and actions, making them unable to empathize with those around them. This deficiency makes them able to act easily […] Read more »