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How to Think about Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New Age by Theodore Schick Jr.This text serves well as a supplemental text in critical thinking, logic, introduction to philosophy, philosophy of science, epistemology, metaphysics, introduction to psychology, anomalistic psychology, perception and cognition, as well as any introductory science course. It has been used in all of the courses mentioned above as well as introductory biology, introductory physics, and introductory chemistry courses. It could also serve as a main text for courses in evaluation of the paranormal, philosophical implications of the paranormal, occult beliefs, and pseudoscience.
How to Think About Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New Age
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All rights reserved. A Big Deal The next thing Socrates wants to explain is how all human beings are educated, and he does this with a super famous story in this case an allegory about a cave: Imagine all of humanity is in a deep, enormous cave with one really long tunnel that leads out to a little speck of light. Now, all these folks have been tied up since childhood so that they can't move and can only see what's in front of them. There's no looking side-to-side, or behind. The only light they have in this cave comes from some fires, and in front of them there's this big shadow-puppet show going on, which projects all kinds of different things and shapes. Glaucon interrupts and says this is a weird story, but Socrates says it's not that weird, because that's how we all live. Socrates goes on.
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Prior to the start of the novel, nineteen-year-old Billy Lynn , a soldier in the United States Army, was involved in a firefight on the banks of the Al-Ansakar Canal in Iraq. During the fight, Billy attempted to save his mentor, Shroom , but Shroom died at the hands of Iraqi insurgents anyway. Because the firefight was filmed by an embedded news team, Billy's platoon was renamed Bravo squad, heralded as heroes, and President Bush asked them to return home for a two-week Victory Tour, culminating at the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day game. On Thanksgiving Day, Billy arrives in a limo to the Texas Stadium and thinks that it looks very different from the stadium he's seen on television. A group of college girls drives up alongside the limo and yells for the Bravos to put their windows down. When the soldiers do so, the girls' faces fall—they're uninterested in soldiers. A movie producer, Albert , rides with Bravo.