In this episode, you’ll learn from three experts in logic and arguing why human brains tend not to realize when they are constructing artificial versions of the arguments they wish to defeat.

When confronted with dogma-threatening, worldview-menacing ideas, your knee-jerk response is usually to lash out and try to bat them away, but thanks to a nearly unavoidable mistake in reasoning...
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Listen as three experts in logic and arguing explain just what a formal argument really is, and how to spot, avoid, and defend against the one logical fallacy that is most likely to turn you into an internet blowhard.

If you have ever shared an opinion on the internet, you have probably been in an internet argument, and if you have been in enough internet arguments you have likely been called out for committing ...
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Here is the recipe for the next podcast episode's cookie segment. Peach cookies that look like peaches. Crazy.

The recipe was sent in by Наталья Кузнецова (Natalja Kusnezova) of Kopeysk, Russia.

This cookie was eaten on the podcast in episode 067 - Ingredients 4 eggs, room temperature ½ cups sugar 4½ sticks butter, softened ½ cup sour cream 6 cups flour 1 teaspoon vanilla...
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Here is another fun question from the Cognitive Reflection Test featured in the latest podcast. Link to the test: http://bit.ly/1Oel7Y8

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