Don’t blame memes. Memes don’t make people stupid. People already are stupid. Memes are not the problem.

That title is just a little preview of the absurd logic used by people on social media, twisted a bit to suit my need to make a point. Of course that title is logically not correct. Yes, there are stupid people. Yes, memes are a problem these days, especially the ones created by foreigners.

I ran across a meme similar to this one on social media …

Tim McV

No, I don’t agree, so I didn’t share. The logic used is riddled with holes like Swiss cheese. Gee, what a surprise, another example of failed logic embraced by NRA lovers. In previous posts, we have already explored the Fallacy of the Alternative Disjunct in a post on Syrian refugees. What’s that? You don’t recall the Fallacy of the Alternative Disjunct? I warned you that there may be a test later. I suppose we can review …

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Trump’s Rules of Reasoning

I have spent the last couple days trying to understand the logic in this confusing Trump tweet  …

trump-tweet-uHooray! I am thrilled that Trump flip-flopped on his campaign position that he would NEVER settle this lawsuit, and that those harmed through his sham “school” will be properly compensated after all these years. I just can’t get past the logic Trump uses. Should I really be surprised?

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