Daily Archive: May 3, 2013

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Friday Jukebox – This is not about Tu Quoque

When you think of Tom Green, you may think of the star of “Freddy Got Fingered” or Mr. Barrymore or That Dude With One Testicle. But to many of us, he will – first,...

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Arguments Against People Are Not Always Tu Quoque

This will be a short post, but I wanted to quickly respond to Jason’s excellent but just slightly off post on the inherent dangers of arguing tu quoque.  Everything he says about the fallacies of tu quoque are spot...

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This Is Why We Don’t Argue Tu Quoque

I’ve tried to explain what’s wrong with tu quoque in comments here and here. Sam quoted me in his recent post on tu quoque, but he didn’t quote what I think is the most...

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Copping To The Tu Quoque

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post headlined, “Secret Children for Me, No Gay Marriage For Thee!” because I lack the subtlety gene that most human beings are born with.* The post concerned...