The Reading List, 5/18/2014

I share a lot of links on Twitter and Facebook that I don’t blog about because I don’t have much to add. The reading list is a periodic feature where I share those links with my blog audience too. Of course, you’re still welcome to follow me on Twitter.

Around FtB

  • On Evaluating Arguments from Consensus–“On the one hand, this looks like an Argument from Authority, a recognized fallacy. On the other hand, we commonly think it should add weight to a conclusion that the relevant experts endorse it.”
  • I Get Racist and Sexist Hate Mail–“‘Set about destroying civilisation right down to her own ex familys DNA.'”
  • Non-Believer Murdered — Let’s Help Her Kids–“A member of our community has been murdered. She was a victim of domestic violence. And we have a lousy safety net in this country, which is going to make things even harder on her kids in this already terrible situation.”

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