Electronic/World Wide Web>Blog:  McCrea, Aisling (2019-02-15), The Magical Thinking of Guys Who Love Logic, Retrieved on 2019-03-02
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    02 MAR 2019

     Logic as Magical Thinking

    These battles over definition are not taking place in the same universe as the one in which men throw around these terms online. But for the Logic Guys, the purpose of using these words — the sacred, magic words like “logic,” “objectivity,” “reason,” “rationality,” “fact” — is not to invoke the actual concepts themselves. It’s more a kind of incantation, whereby declaring your argument the single “logical” and “rational” one magically makes it so — and by e...
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