214: Logic Saves Lives Part 11 – Why Logic Alone Is Not Enough (With James Corbett)

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Logic is about understanding reality in a non-contradictory way and how can we see things for what they are.

Metaphysical Laws
1.Identity
2.Causality
3.Non-Contradiction

Topic:
A conversation about the importance of defining terms, checking premises and monitoring emotions in the pursuit of truth.

-Common logical errors
-Free Will vs. Determinism
-The Trivium and "pre-packaged" grammar
-Pentagon media manipulation
-Are humans logical?

Look Closer:


Free Will: Why Sam Harris needs to read more Philosophy
- http://aphilosopherstake.com/2012/07/29/free-will-why-sam-harris-needs-to-read-more-philosophy/

Compatibilism - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compatibilism

Logical Fallacies Handlist - http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/fallacies_list.html

Is Neuroscience the Death of Free Will? By EDDY NAHMIAS - http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/13/is-neuroscience-the-death-of-free-will/

Free Will - Ayn Rand Lexicon - http://aynrandlexicon.com/lexicon/free_will.html

130: Logic Saves Lives (Introduction) – Empowerment and Self-Defense - http://schoolsucksproject.com/130-logic-saves-lives-introduction-empowerment-and-self-defense/

Corbett Report - Episode 239 – Logic Is Not Enough - http://www.corbettreport.com/episode-239-logic-is-not-enough/

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    It’s on the less serious side, but Futurama recently did an episode looking at free will.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_Will_Hunting

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