The “Bathroom Bill” Meme: Addressing Thomas Lee Benson’s Story

By: Friday February 24, 2012 1:00 pm

There is a logical fallacy called Argument By Generalization, where a broad conclusion from a small number of perhaps unrepresentative cases occurs. And, there is a related logical fallacyArgument By Selective Observation, which is also called Cherry Picking. It’s the enumeration of circumstances that support ones point of view, or as the philosopher Francis Bacon [...]

One Example Of A Tool To Fight The “Bathroom Bill” Meme Before Us All

By: Monday January 30, 2012 11:07 pm

We, as human beings, tend to think in boxes. I remember going through Total Quality Management training in the Navy (which the Navy renamed Total Quality Leadership training), and remember hearing that phrase “paradigm shift.” You know, the Broedling embraced concept of: Fundamental change in an individual’s or a society’s view of how things work [...]

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