Critical Thinking and Religion – Oil and Water?

Are religion and critical thinking compatible? Critical thinking is based on the logical process of “P → Q” or “P” implies “Q.” “P” is your premise or hypothesis from which you draw a conclusion, “Q.” If “P” is true, then “Q” will most likely be true. If “P” is not true, then “Q” will be […]

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Critical Thinking on Nuclear Submarines

Looking for other submarines while not being detected takes some critical thinking – AND machinery that assists in the process. When listening to the ocean, one doesn’t use headphones much anymore as Jonesie did in “Hunt For Red October.” Instead, they look for “evidence” that something is out there that is not random noise. A […]

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Logic for Idiots

LOGIC FOR IDIOTS! P implies Q means that from your hypothesis or premise (P) you draw a conclusion (Q). If P is true, then your conclusion will most likely be true because it isn’t based on bullshit. If P is not true, i.e,. it’s a lie or bullshit, then your conclusion can be anything you […]

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How To Start a New Conversation

The “Communications Skill” is the most important skill you can develop – and its uses involve reading, writing, listening and speaking. Probably the most general recommendation about starting a conversation is to focus on the person with whom you are seeking to communicate. Make the conversation about THEM – not about YOU. To them – […]

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