So, You Don’t Believe Video Games are Connected to a Rise in Violence?

I find it very interesting that the media, politicians and video game industry all circle the wagons when video games are linked to violence in our society.  I find it interesting for several reasons.  First, while these folks deny the link, the U.S. Military is openly boasting about how well these violent games work at … Continue reading So, You Don’t Believe Video Games are Connected to a Rise in Violence?

LESSONS IN LOGIC: The Value of Stereotypes & Profiling

Please take your time with this one.  It's important. I am going to ask the reader to work with me on this one, please.  This is because the subject is very important, and we all need to understand it, but I do not not how to set up the discussion.  We all know what I … Continue reading LESSONS IN LOGIC: The Value of Stereotypes & Profiling

LESSONS IN LOGIC: The Formal Meaning of ‘Necessary’

I have been trained in the formal use of logic.  Consequently, I have a tendency to use certain terms in the same way they are used in formal logic.  This post covers one of these terms that is important enough and which will occur often enough to warrant a specific post explaining how I am … Continue reading LESSONS IN LOGIC: The Formal Meaning of ‘Necessary’