Rationally Speaking: Rationally Speaking cartoon: Evidence & Reason

via Rationally Speaking: Rationally Speaking cartoon: Evidence & Reason.

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This succinctly mirrors my earlier comments on a post Massimo made a while back expressing frustration on a relative’s unwillingness to see logic.  Sometimes the logical thing to do is to recognize that logic won’t work.

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5 Responses to Rationally Speaking: Rationally Speaking cartoon: Evidence & Reason

  1. amanimal says:

    Shades of ‘Neuroexistentialism’, Flanagan/Barack 2010, and their “delicious question”:

    “The worry, the rub, for the naturalist is this: We philosophers,
    beginning in Epistemology 101, teach that “One ought not have
    false beliefs.” But in Psychology 101 the students learn: “If you
    want to be happy for the rest of your life – have false beliefs!””

    … and a bit more on essentialism(last 2 paragraphs):

    ‘Q&A: Why It’s Sometimes Rational to Be Irrational’
    http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/06/magical-thinking-hutson/

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