JFK and Reason
I seen a recent poll that concerned me it said that 78% of Americans still believe in a conspiracy with regards to the death of JFK. Anyone who wants to know the truth knows that Oswald did in fact act alone. They know that Ruby was not sent by the Mafia the facts are there if anyone wants to know the truth. The "magic Bullet" Is not magic at all when you see where the people in the car were actually sitting. I used to belive in the conspiracy theory that is until I really started to read and reseach the whole thing. I am from Dallas so I know how many people make money from the conspiracy. Every single day they are people at dealey selling books, videos and lies to gullible people who are not really interested in the truth but rather the story. Why do you think Americans tend to be so gullible?
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In his final years, Martin Luther King, Jr. become increasingly focused on the problem of poverty in America.
- Despite being widely known for his leadership role in the American civil rights movement, Martin Luther King, Jr. also played a central role in organizing the Poor People's Campaign of 1968.
- The campaign was one of the first to demand a guaranteed income for all poor families in America.
- Today, the idea of a universal basic income is increasingly popular, and King's arguments in support of the policy still make a good case some 50 years later.
10 of the most sandbagging, red-herring, and effective logical fallacies.
- Many an otherwise-worthwhile argument has been derailed by logical fallacies.
- Sometimes these fallacies are deliberate tricks, and sometimes just bad reasoning.
- Avoiding these traps makes disgreeing so much better.
For Damien Echols, tattoos are part of his existential armor.
- In prison Damien Echols was known by his number SK931, not his name, and had his hair sheared off. Stripped of his identity, the only thing he had left was his skin.
- This is why he began tattooing things that are meaningful to him — to carry a "suit of armor" made up the images of the people and objects that have significance to him, from his friends to talismans.
- Echols believes that all places are imbued with divinity: "If you interact with New York City as if there's an intelligence behind... then it will behave towards you the same way."
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