“Critical Thinking & COVID-19: Straw Person, Steel Person, and Just Kidding”

“Critical Thinking & COVID-19: Straw Person, Steel Person, and Just Kidding” by Professor Michael LaBossiere. (Reprinted with permission) During a White House press briefing President Trump expressed interest in injecting disinfectants as a treatment for COVID-19. In response, medical experts and the manufacturers of Lysol warned the public against this. Trump’s defenders adopted two main strategies.

Summary of Justice in Plato’s Republic

Bust of Pythagoras based on traditional iconography at the Museum Capitolini, Rome. © Darrell Arnold Ph.D.– (Excerpt reprinted with permission.) https://darrellarnold.com/2018/10/07/plato-on-justice-4/ Justice in the Individual  … According to Plato, the human soul is comprised of three parts — an appetitive, a spirited and a rational part — all of which pull individuals in differing directions.

Ezra Klein: “This election isn’t just Democrat vs. Republican. It’s normal vs. abnormal”

A recent video from Ezra Klein is so clear and cogent that it deserves to be watched by anyone who desires not to be a low information voter. It perfectly expresses my own view. (You can view the video here: “This election isn’t just Democrat vs. Republican. It’s normal vs. abnormal.”)