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Logic that is Illogical
The psychology of argumentation and public speaking is filled with clever tricks. One that you'll often see is the setting up of a false choice between two possibilities. In philosophical logic this is expressed by saying: "Either A or not-A, you can't have both." For example, a person is either pregnant or not. Nobody can be a "little bit pregnant."
But sometimes, the answer to a question is not yes or no, left or right, or a similar clear choice. "You're with us or you're against us!" shouts the politician. But why can't I be with you on some things and against you on others? A modern presentation of this is the approach of some politicians who say, "Either
Four Llewellyn titles are IPPY award winners! These titles were named as winners in the 2013 Independent Publisher Awards, which are designed to bring increased recognition to the deserving but often unsung titles published by independent authors and publishers.
The 2013 Independent Publisher Awards (IPPYs) were revealed via an announcement on their website. The awards will be presented at a ceremony in New York on May 29. Our Llewellyn winners are below:
Our Children Live On, by Elissa Al-Chokhachy (Bronze, Aging/Death & Dying)
The Awakened Aura, by Kala Ambrose (Silver, New Age [Mind-Body-Spirit])
The Good Energy Book, by Tess Whitehurst (Bronze, New Age
Two days ago was the Spring Equinox. The Sun was exactly overhead at noon. This solar influence has been so important on the history of humanity that it is celebrated in numerous cultures going back thousands of years. Zoroastrians call it Nowruz. Jews identified it with Pesach (Passover). Some Pagans associated it with the goddess Eostre and Christians adopted the name and timing for Easter. Some Pagans call it Ostara, Other pre-Christian names include Alban Eilir and Bacchanalia. Some refer to it as Lady Day and many consider it the start of the new year.
Billions of people have considered this time the end of the cold darkness of winter. Life is returning and plants begin to show