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Please Don’t Irk Me with Fast Arguments

Please Don’t Irk Me with Fast Arguments I love Twitter for its ability to facilitate conversations over time and space. Recently, I have found myself feeling irked by a style of conversation which I could describe – and have described – as “cargo-culted argument”. In other words, arguments attempting to promote a position based on widely-held existing beliefs and ideas (and where the arguer appears have not thought through that belief). “A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.” ~ William James Socratic...


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Published By: The Testing Planet - Wednesday, 11 July