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And Gulliver Returns Book I : Touchdown

By: Bob Oconnor

...se on the other mountain top. Kelsey Grammer lived down the way on Cornell. Bob Foxworth lived on this side of the lake. My next door neighbor was S... ...t it can’t be realized unless people can see the problems, understand their consequences and solutions, and are willing to cooperate immediately to ... ...an’t thrust a hundred million babies a year into our world without negative consequences. In fact, to keep today’s average person’s $8,000 share of t... ...for the best. I hope that reason will overcome our selfishness—and that our logical potentials will win out over our psychological propensities.” ... ...tions, but there is no such zeal to protect a child once it is born. Is that logical? Shouldn’t all children have the right to develop their potentia... ...died more philosophy than I have, but you know that bringing in Hitler is a logical fallacy. You have to stick to arguing the issues, not bringing i...

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And Gulliver Returns Book III : A Visit to Kino

By: Bob Oconnor

...uce in this modern ever-changing world. So our education system emphasizes logical development through studying philosophy and logic. We study and p... ...d to escape their reality. Then if we educate them about the many negative consequences of drug use, they will not have the inclination to experiment... ...facts. But that can be expected because people are more psychological than logical. So if a lawyer is an effective psychologist, the jury can be wor... ...olitical change requires adjustments. Many require adjustments to negative consequences. When the people‘s revolution replaced the Russian czar, econ... ...ttention that many people were not qualified for parenthood. So we took the logical next step in population control. ―Our law required that people ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VII : Book 7 Visit to Indus

By: Bob Oconnor

...ed logic know that this kind of scare tactic falls under several types of logical fallacies. You must argue the question at hand—not try to scare pe... ...like the ‗melanocortin 1 receptor‘. Neither indicates an ability to think logically or any knowledge of the issues. Issues and answers should be the... ...he blame. Flirtations always carry the risk of both positive and negative consequences. And since my earlier college days as a ‗flirt‘ the negatives ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...ssible that the average person, or many of the leaders, really can‘t think logically? Is it possible that the average person doesn‘t have the necessa... ...ary facts to make an intelligent decision? Is it that they don‘t have the logical tools to evaluate the evidence effectively? Is it possible that th... ...God wrote the Bible.‖ Anyone with any expertise in logic sees clearly the logical problem. But most of us are psychological, not logical, so it make... ... view of enlightened self-interest. So if you can see the possible future consequences of your actions, what value will you choose? If you know that... ...e top. It is hard to accept that such harmony has arisen as an accidental consequence of a brutal evolutionary system with no principles except that ... ...w, was to secure the person of the subject from injury, or punishment, in consequence of such law.‘ They found only one case in British law that appl... ...sibility of a Hell? Or do people rise and fall in the eyes of God as they bob and weave through their lives? Is their favorability in the eyes of Go...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VI : Our Psychological Motivations

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...can think our way into our behavior. I would certainly like to believe her, but the evidence points to the fact that we are psychological, not logica... ...ave probably heard, that‘s why we psychologists study our field—to throw suspicion off ourselves. ―We are afraid we won‘t be seen as logica... ...n imaging is giving us pictures of how the brain will react. Imaging often shows us that the brain will react in ways quite different from the logica... ...action. So in setting both long and short term goals many of us would profit by looking at all of the options and thinking seriously about the conseq...

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