Important Survival Information – Read and Share

This is just a short summary of an important part of James Madison’s essay #10 – on factions or groups with opposing points of view. (You can read all of essay #10 by clicking HERE.) Madison is precise in his explanation of factionalism, granting that conflicts of interests are inherent in human nature, and he […]

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Continuous Education – World Class Learning at Your Fingertips!

One of the eight “Critical Skills” is Continuous Education – and it’s right at your fingertips! Rather than watch cable news or mindless (but entertaining) TV series, why not focus on learning something? Virtually ANYTHING you want. And from world-class instructors. There are two resources that I strongly recommend. (Yes – there are more than […]

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Critical Skills Tips for Cable Show Hosts

Here are some tips for cable show hosts. Think about a conclusion that your rabid followers will want to hear. Make sure that this conclusion reinforces their preconceived notions. Start your discussion by listing some “facts” that will lead your followers to your conclusion. It doesn’t make any difference if the “facts” you use are […]

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Use Critical Skills in Politics! They WORK!!

How to be an effective political communicator in politics: • Twist (or ignore) the truth of any hypothesis or premise. • Use a pre-conceived conclusion as a premise to draw whatever other conclusion you want. (BTW – this is a completely invalid way to use logic – but it works.) • Discredit those with whom […]

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