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Global Warming Not Proven

It certainly is. There is an article written by a person who is attempting to claim that global warming is both real and caused by human beings. Unfortunately, his only line of argument is that the majority of scientists that deny it are funded by Exxon Mobile. He, like many global warming proponents, fails to actually argue for his position. That argument is bad and anyone who uses it ought to re...

Fallacies of Language

I have mentioned that there are fallacies of language and fallacies of argument. In order to properly respond to fallacies they must be identified, understood and explained. There are a number of different fallacies of language. Fallacies of language happen when we do not clearly say what we mean. There are two fallacies of language: equivocation and misuse of metaphor. Every argument always invol...