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Episode 5: Post Hoc and Erik Rant

22 Jul

We have a super-fun discussion about the logical fallacy known as post hoc ergo propter hoc: Latin for “after this, therefore because of this”. This occurs when one assumes that one event caused another simply because it came first.

Erik also discusses several of his recent experiences interacting with Christians who struggle to understand that not everyone is interested in their religion, as well as some bible verses. Consider the following sections from the bible:

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Do you have to deal with religious people assuming that you are a member of their religion, or for whatever reason are interested in the pamphlet they are trying to give you? How do you react when this happens? Let us know in the comment section below!

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Posted by on July 22, 2012 in Fallacies, New Episode, Rants

 

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