Fallacy of the week: “They” (ISIS) are not “True” Muslims

The “No true Scotsman” ploy is an informal fallacy that is commonly deployed in order to maintain a specific position. For example … Person A – Islam is a religion of peace Person B – But what about ISIS? Person A – Ah but they are not “true” Muslims. Who first pointed out that “no true scotsman” was … Read moreFallacy of the week: “They” (ISIS) are not “True” Muslims

Underage marriage of 8 year olds to be legalised

Today in Iraq you can not get married until you reach the age of 18, except of course if you have the support of your parents then that drops to 15. Well, it is all about to change if a new proposed bill passes and becomes law. The UK’s Telegraph reports … Children in Iraq … Read moreUnderage marriage of 8 year olds to be legalised

Wikileaks – A political game changing disruptive technology

It is quite frankly fascinating to observe how technology has enabled one loan individual go to war against the US administration. This appears to have all started with the disclosure of the Iraq war documents last October that brought to light the “intimate details” of the conflict, where we soon learned some of the dirty … Read moreWikileaks – A political game changing disruptive technology