Faulty Logic as a Discipline: On Each Generation Needs Its Own Literature, or Each Generation is Its Own Iteration

Betsy Calabaza
1 min readMar 15, 2023

alt title: Silent Philosophers and their Issues with Talkers: On Only Letting the Most Evil, Corrupt Speak As Morally Righteous

Logicians that aim to undress from politics tackle the issue of bias and propaganda but outright stating the fault of their own endeavors.

“Of course we can’t know for certain.”

“We CAN approach the topic ‘soberly’ to be ‘more’ accurate.”

“There can never be a resolution, but this is as good a starting point as any.”

All statements that they’ve only been able to defend as long as they stay within the boundary of their ivory towers.

“First they came for the socialists, but I’m not a socialist.”

Trapped in a game of politics, the logical person turns a deaf ear if lamentable.

Faulty Logic is a discipline in its own right for we all operate through logic, but seldom is it pristine or worthy of admiration.

Non-human animals being the best and most pragmatic practitioners.

Since they don’t reflect, second guess, or irrationally try to justify refinement.

The logician does try to justify. And, while noble the cause, the attempts are marred by self-congratulations, tribal mentality, and again a willingness to ignore how they are wrong.

Humility not being a strong point for these creatures, axioms reinforce certainty that ends with the impractical death and meaningless existence of entire species.

Faulty Logic as a discipline. The first discipline, actually. And the root of all others.

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Betsy Calabaza

blooms — crazy rants masked as abstract experimental philosophy. s/o CS Peirce