[clug] Why the web has gone sour

Lana Brindley lanabrindley at gmail.com
Sun Feb 14 18:56:07 MST 2010

On 15 February 2010 12:53, Alex Satrapa <grail at goldweb.com.au> wrote:

> On 15/02/2010, at 10:57 , Geoff Swan wrote:
> > Responsible thought is not encouraged
> > enough, instead we legislate to protect us from having to think and
> > make decisions - this is now extending online.
> We really need to encourage "critical thinking" as part of the school
> syllabus.
> Heck, for starters just get everyone to have a good read of "A List of
> Fallacious Arguments" -
> http://www.don-lindsay-archive.org/skeptic/arguments.html
> Then spend time at school reviewing the circus that we call Democracy in
> this country, or pulling articles from the news to have a look at how many
> of the false argument styles are used.
> We could play, "False Argument Bingo" :)

So, who's up for a game night? ;)


Cheers! Lana

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comfortable, and that is to stop running round after happiness. If you make
up your mind  not to be happy there's no reason why you shouldn't have a
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