EDITORIAL: Thoughts On Whether Or Not We Are Principled

This post is a continuation of my previous post, EDITORIAL: Thoughts Whether Or Not We Are Virtuous.  Both my previous post and this one have been prompted by private conversations I have had in connection to my involvement with the Steve Nichols' Morning Drive talk radio program last week.  To set the table for this post, … Continue reading EDITORIAL: Thoughts On Whether Or Not We Are Principled

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EDITORIAL: Thoughts Whether Or Not We Are Virtuous

Before we begin, a little background is in order.  This will be a random post.  It has not been written to fit into any of my 'themed' series on this blog page.  It was inspired by a conversation I was having with a friend of my in connection to a conversation I was having with … Continue reading EDITORIAL: Thoughts Whether Or Not We Are Virtuous

RIGHT REASONING: Checking Questionable Claims (Or, Proving ‘Richard’ Wrong — Again!)

As I constantly try to explain, there are rules for how to properly think our way through things.  In my continuing efforts to help others learn these rules, I am going to continue to use the caller known as 'Richard' on Steve Nichols Morning Drive talk radio show as a learning opportunity to teach that … Continue reading RIGHT REASONING: Checking Questionable Claims (Or, Proving ‘Richard’ Wrong — Again!)

LESSONS IN LOGIC: The Fallacy Of False Dilemma

If you read this blog for very long, you will find me talking about fallacies.  Fallacies are mistakes in the process of reasoning and critical thinking.  Another way to think of it is a fallacy is a logic trick, or as an attempt to cheat in an argument.  We encounter fallacies every day, it's just … Continue reading LESSONS IN LOGIC: The Fallacy Of False Dilemma

POINTS TO PONDER: Liberal Misdirection

This past week, I spent a great deal of time addressing a guy known as 'Richard.'  'Richard' is a regular caller to the Steve Nichols Morning Drive talk radio show.  'Richard' is not his real name.  From what I have learned, this caller refuses to give his real name.  So I wrote two posts addressing … Continue reading POINTS TO PONDER: Liberal Misdirection

EDITORIAL:To Steve’s Listeners: About ‘Richard’ Invoking The Name Of Christ

TO THE REGULAR FOLLOWERS OF TRTC: I apologize, but I feel lead to post this.  It is addressed to the listeners of the Steve Nichols Talk Radio Show.  If you do not know what has been going on in regards to me and the listeners of Steve's show, please, feel free to ignore this post.  … Continue reading EDITORIAL:To Steve’s Listeners: About ‘Richard’ Invoking The Name Of Christ

LESSONS IN LOGIC: What Do We Mean By ‘Argument?’

Have you ever found yourself in a debate with someone who suddenly accuses you of not answering their argument?  Or maybe they claim you haven't made an argument.  Would you know how to handle either of these situations?  Better yet, would you know how to determine whether or not the person making these claims knows … Continue reading LESSONS IN LOGIC: What Do We Mean By ‘Argument?’