The Troll – From the Internet to the Real World

A friend wrote the following about a politically left person whom I would characterize as a troll: “I love the way you always ignore the crux of my argument and go after some little tidbit that you can try to paint as extreme…”   That’s the way those who are logically fallacious “argue.” It’s certainly […]

Lesser of Two Evils Fallacy

This morning I came across yet another shining example of the Lesser of Two Evils Fallacy.  This fallacy’s premise is simple:  “When you vote for the lesser of two evils, evil always wins.”  On the face of it, that has a ring of truth, doesn’t it?  Yet only very shallow thinkers stop there and run […]