Contingent and Necessary truths

Contingent Truths- Things that could be false in another state of affairs. For example, I could have not existed or I could have been born blind. Another contingent truth is that it's possible that Obama could have not gotten re-elected or that Obama Care didn't pass through Congress.  Necessary truths-Things that are necessarily true and …

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Mistakes in Reasoning part 2

Mistakes in reasoning, as I've mentioned before, are crucial to identify because people like politicians can distort reason and logic to their gain. But when making decisions, we need to rely on our rationality, not our emotions. What are some more examples of mistakes in reasoning? One example is wishful thinking. The idea is that something is true because …

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