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Ignoratio Elenchi

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NCCA Talks – The Bible: Are There Any Errors?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.67″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] In this recorded session from NCCA 2014, Dr. Norman Geisler discusses whether or not the Bible contains any

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Hasty Generalizations

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.67″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] Introduction A Chinese parable is told about a man who was sitting by a tree one day when

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NCCA Talks – From Perversion to Orientation

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.67″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] The 2015 SCOTUS trial on same-sex marriage cites “sexual orientation” as one of the deciding factors in their

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Dicto Simpliciter

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] There are several fallacies of oversimplification among the informal fallacies. One of these, dicto simpliciter, occurs when a general principle is applied

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The Complex Question Fallacy

Defining the Fallacy Even if you don’t know its technical name, you’re probably familiar with the complex question fallacy. Variations of the fallacy are also

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