Old wine and… fake wine. How to distinguish the authentic religious message in today’s media polyphony?
One can see today a growing concern among people who seek spirituality for relief, solutions and healing, both individually and collectively. It is an interest that arouses optimism about the role and the impact that the Christian message can have on society, but also the concern for an accurate transmission of the biblical message.
The false dilemma fallacy presents an issue as if there are only two ways to solve it—often, two opposite ways—when, in fact, there are more ways than that. The conflict between the two ways presented is also false.
What we call an “irrelevant conclusion” is an argument that gives the impression of having something to do with an idea it aims to support, but which actually shifts attention to something else.
A circular argument is an argument forming part of a thesis which has not been established, but still needs to be argued for.
Critical thinking is not a cure-all, but it proves very useful in dealing with, clarifying, and solving some decision-making problems, as well as the thought and belief disputes which occupy our minds.