Loop Johnny's Blog – March 2011 Archive (2)

21 Common logic errors

1. Ad Hominem Argument An argument that counters another’s claim or conclusion by attacking the person, rather than attacking the argument itself. (Latin, “against the man.”) A specific example of the Genetic Fallacy which assumes that an idea is not true because of its origin. E.g., a Democrat (or Republican) has a idea, therefore, it must be bad. (Also called the Fallacy of Irrelevance.)



2. Argument from Antiquity An argument is true because it has… Continue

Added by Loop Johnny on March 30, 2011 at 11:24am — 14 Comments

Grandma is affraid of the end of the world

Yes. She does. Here is how it goes.



My grandma payed us a visit and actually ( really ) asked mom if she could stay the night over because she heard at the news that because of the moon the dam from Bicaz ( a close-by location ) will collapse and flood her home with the entire region. Since we are uphill and away from the danger of "the great flood" she thought she could stay here. She actually brought her meds. She is seriously afraid.



Seems familiar? I heard you guys… Continue

Added by Loop Johnny on March 18, 2011 at 12:39pm — 5 Comments

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