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My kind of teachable moment

Posted by: meaplet on: September 21, 2009

In the alternate universe where I have a dorky logic blog (which is, I must confess, a very close universe to this one), this post lives on it. The “pornography causes homosexuality” news story that has been making the rounds today is the most delightful example of a classical logical fallacy that I’ve seen in […]

Stop stealing my life, Randall Monroe

Posted by: meaplet on: June 10, 2008

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When I saw Randall Monroe speak last fall, he said that people are always claiming that he is secretly watching them and stealing their lives. This of course was not true–he was totally innocent. I believed him at the time, of course. But that was before he stole my “every subject is ultimately reducible to […]