I was Browsing Reddit when I came across this Gem

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4for44
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I was Browsing Reddit when I came across this Gem

Postby 4for44 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 1:22 am

Made me think of you TLS... just sharing

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Re: I was Browsing Reddit when I came across this Gem

Postby Bildungsroman » Wed Dec 08, 2010 1:43 am

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Re: I was Browsing Reddit when I came across this Gem

Postby sundance95 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 1:46 am

I always listen to logic when someone with the handle 'jagerninja' speaks.

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Re: I was Browsing Reddit when I came across this Gem

Postby Eugenie Danglars » Wed Dec 08, 2010 1:59 am

4for44 wrote:Made me think of you TLS... just sharing

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My mom sent me this first post (flawed one) as a reason for why we should rely on faith instead of just logic. Must have gone out on some conservative blog or something.

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Re: I was Browsing Reddit when I came across this Gem

Postby Flips88 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:26 am

Reminds me of this:


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Re: I was Browsing Reddit when I came across this Gem

Postby thegarciab0y » Wed Dec 08, 2010 8:19 am

Correct! Take a ride on the "some train" right on over

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Re: I was Browsing Reddit when I came across this Gem

Postby aevea » Wed Dec 08, 2010 7:25 pm

Sorry to be a definition stickler but does anyone else see the problem with JagerNinja's explanation?

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Re: I was Browsing Reddit when I came across this Gem

Postby NayBoer » Wed Dec 08, 2010 7:30 pm

aevea wrote:Sorry to be a definition stickler but does anyone else see the problem with JagerNinja's explanation?
Arguments are valid/invalid. Statements are true/false.

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Re: I was Browsing Reddit when I came across this Gem

Postby aevea » Wed Dec 08, 2010 7:31 pm

NayBoer wrote:
aevea wrote:Sorry to be a definition stickler but does anyone else see the problem with JagerNinja's explanation?
Arguments are valid/invalid. Statements are true/false.

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Re: I was Browsing Reddit when I came across this Gem

Postby gens1tb » Wed Dec 08, 2010 8:52 pm

Doesn't his last one contain a useless premise and is no longer a syllogism?

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Re: I was Browsing Reddit when I came across this Gem

Postby aevea » Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:40 am

gens1tb wrote:Doesn't his last one contain a useless premise and is no longer a syllogism?


+2 (but it's still more or less a syllogism if you ignore the first statement)




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