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The Value of Arguing with Extremists: Building a Moderate Center

I am frequently told that there is no point in arguing with extreme ideologues because they are closed-minded and impervious to reason, and that I would do better to save my energies for talking important issues through with more reasonable and moderate people with whom I differ less profoundly. I disagree with this and see value […]

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Peter Boghossian on Critical Thinking, the Atheos App, and the Post-Modern Influence on Universities

“[Gender studies professors] are pumping out complete bullshit and indoctrinating a generation of students to believe total nonsense.” — Peter Boghossian. Peter Boghossian (@PeterBoghossian) is an Assistant Professor of philosophy at Portland State University. His primary research interests are critical thinking and moral reasoning. He’s written for publications such as Time Magazine, Scientific American, and The Philosophers’ Magazine, and […]

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