Let’s break it down — Critical Thinking Gym Lesson 10

Disclaimer: I do not endorse any of the arguments in my series.

The following argument is found in a Medium article.

By any reasonable standards, landlords are the ones who don’t have a “real” job. These are just a few reasons why.

1. Most landlords perform minimal or no labor

Let’s break it down — Critical Thinking Gym Lesson 9

Disclaimer: I do not endorse any of the arguments in my series.

This argument is found in a Medium article.

Why does god need billions of dollars and an army of pastors hounding people for money? And why do these pastors need private airplanes, yachts, mansions, and megachurches?

Anyone who…

Here is my data after one month.

When I started writing on Medium, I focused on publishing articles for a wider audience. Some of them became popular and some not so much. One of them was actually featured in a publication and received thousands and thousands of views.

However, over time I realized that what I enjoyed…

Let’s break it down — Critical Thinking Gym Lesson 8

Disclaimer: I do not endorse any of the arguments in my series.

This argument is found in a Medium article. The author argues that it is ethical to kill billionaires provided that their wealth is distributed fairly to those who can benefit from it the most.

Here are selected excerpts.

Let’s break it down — Critical Thinking Gym Lesson 7

This is an excerpt of an article from The Conversation.

The WHO’s call for a moratorium on boosters is an appeal to fairness: the idea that it’s unfair for richer countries to use up more of the global vaccine supply while 58% of people in the world have not received…

Let’s break it down — Critical Thinking Gym Lesson 6

Disclaimer: I do not endorse any of the arguments in this series.

Here are excerpts of an article on Medium.

There are glaring similarities between Gabby Petito’s (White) story and that of Destini Smothers (Black) and Lauren Cho (Asian). But the last two names don’t ring a bell, do they?

Let’s break it down — Critical Thinking Gym Lesson 5

Disclaimer: I do not endorse any of the arguments in my series.

This argument is taken from a Medium article, in which the author argues that a certain professor should have graded his Black students more leniently after the killing of George Floyd.

A condition called racial trauma impacts Black…

Let’s break it down — Critical Thinking Gym Lesson 4

Disclaimer: I do not endorse any of the arguments in my series.

The following argument is found in an interview.

Critical race theory asserts that the world is divided into a racial caste system with Whites on the top and Blacks on the bottom. But they have no idea what…

Let’s break it down — Critical Thinking Gym Lesson 3

Disclaimer: I do not endorse any of the arguments in my series.

I encountered the following argument on Facebook. The original source is unknown.

If you’re not a scientist, and you disagree with scientists about science, it’s actually not a disagreement. You’re just wrong.

Reconstruction

Here is the argument in premise-conclusion…

Let’s break it down — Critical Thinking Gym Lesson 2

Disclaimer: I do not endorse any of the arguments in my series.

The following excerpt is from a CNN article about Howard Stern, a radio host.

“When are we gonna stop putting up with the idiots in this country and just say it’s mandatory to get vaccinated? F — —…

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