In this episode, we discuss some of the most common logical fallacies that are used in debates and discussions. The Strawman, the Ad Hominem, the Red Herring. Those are the only ones with cool names, but we go through seven in total. With each of them, we give actual examples and walk through how they work. We also talk about how to avoid falling into these patterns and why people who actually engage with other’s arguments like Joe Rogan and Jordan Peterson have stood out for being willing to do so and have had some measure of success in changing people’s minds about fairly controversial issues.
Engaging with actual arguments and understanding and avoiding logical fallacies is worth the effort. It is in some ways the duty we have toward one another and is a way of demonstrating our love for others. Please join us as we discuss this important issue.
Production of Reformation Baptist Church of Youngsville, NC
Hosts – Dan Horn, Jonathan Sides, Charles Churchill and Joshua Horn
Technical Director – Timothy Kaiser
Theme Music – Gabriel Hudelson