Logic and Critical Thinking
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What It’s Like to Write for Reality TV
Reality TV started to take over when producers realized they could save lots of money on actors and still draw an audience. That doesn’t mean the show doesn’t need writers. Jean Burnet worked as a writer for reality TV for a few years, and gives us a little insight into how a narrative story is assembled from hours of reality footage. She uses an example from the show Rural Cops, in which a call comes in about a wild lynx in a neighborhood.This is what actually happened: The cop ...
The Logical Fallacy Collection: 30 Ways to Lose an Argument
Whether you're writing a research report or you're in argument with your girlfriend, if what you're claiming doesn't have much logic to it, you might just look silly, ignorant, or just plain out-of-the-loop. Avoid committing a logical fallacy and you'll be in much better position to persuade the person you are communicating with. To view the wide, poster-size version, click on the thumbnail below.