Tag Archives: civility
Conservatives for Palin: A rich field of study for anyone interested in the practical application of intellectual dishonesty & logical fallacy
Rich Crowther’s posts at the Conservatives for Palin website do one useful thing, anyway: they provide great examples of the practical use of logical fallacy in public discourse. Continue reading
Is it really a good thing to be complimented for “courage” by a blogger at the Conservatives for Palin website? Well, mainly it’s a lot of work. It’s nice to be called courageous, sure, but even better is to be represented honestly and in context.
A classic example of an apology that is not an apology, however much its author tried to make it into one.
How editing Wikipedia & a fictional Martian constitutional convention influenced the Consensus government in my novel(s)-to-be. Yep, & consensus would be a better way to run our own world too, yep.
Okay, so we don’t like Sarah Palin or her political views. But does that mean it’s good for us or the nation for us to exercise our free speech through namecalling & insults?