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You’re Another: Ad Hominem Arguments as a Substitute for Real Debate

Someone I correspond with on line, recently introduced me to the term ‘Ad Hominem‘ (literally ‘to the man‘): in its definition: ‘Dealing with an opponent by attacking their character instead of answering their arguments.’ And no sooner I had I … Continue reading

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Top Ten Smart but not Wise Public Figures

Having set up the distinction between smart and wise people in an early blog, I thought it might be fun to put our personal top ten people who best illustrate the concept: Henry Kissinger for the unwise (not to say … Continue reading

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