Not too much, Not too little

The first challenge is to see the value of an idea without romanticizing away its limitations. The second challenge is to see the limitations of an idea without losing the ability to make constructive use of its value. Most fallacies are not the result of placing faith in bad ideas, but in making too much or… Continue reading Not too much, Not too little

Everything isn’t a Matter of Logic

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,  Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.  – Hamlet (1.5.167-8), Hamlet to Horatio The mere fact that a man fails to make sense to ME does not mean that he fails to make sense AT ALL. There is a distinction between the irrational and the non-rational. When a person… Continue reading Everything isn’t a Matter of Logic