Nathan B Jacobson

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The Paper Chase

When strong evidence for a specific and falsifiable claim is presented, the response is a barrage of article and paper recommendations on larger and related ... » Go

Broken and Unbroken

Unbroken is a well-produced film that tells the story of World War II survivor Louis Zamperini. Zamperini survived crashing in the Pacific, interminable weeks lost at ... » Go

A Mess Around Here

I was recently forced to move this site into a new content management system before I had all my ducks in a row for the ... » Go

The Adjustment Bureau

Into the ever-expanding catalog1 of films predicated on our anxiety about the extent of our free will, enter The Adjustment Bureau, perhaps the most cerebral ... » Go

Ad Hominem

The person presenting an argument is attacked instead of the argument itself. ... » Go

The Decade of Atheism?

Radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt concluded 2009 by broadcasting a debate about God between polemicists Michael Shermer and Gregory Koukl, thereby bidding adieu to ... » Go

Argumentum Ad Populum

A proposition argued to be true because it is widely held to be so. ... » Go

Appeal to Pity

Seeking agreement by means of sympathy. ... » Go