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Historian Will Durant once said, “logic is an invention of man and may be ignored by the universe.”

Posted by: Joseph Halter

{"ops":[{"insert":"I read recently an article by Colloborative Fund entitled, "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://www.collaborativefund.com/blog/does-not-compute/"},"insert":"Does Not Comput"},{"insert":"e. \n\nIt is an article on how our logic or reason is subverted by our emotions/feelings or desires. \nThe quote, \"logic is an invention of man and may be ignored by the universe\". In other words, many things do not make sense but they are acted on anyways.\n\nThe article provides examples/illustrations to support this claim.\n\nHow many decisions have we made and wondered later how we could have done that? \n\nMany current events have us scratching our heads on why people think or do things that do not make any sense to us. We live in an illogical world.\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"#ffffff","color":"rgba(22, 22, 22, 0.9)"},"insert":"Novelist Richard Powers put it this way: “The best arguments in the world won’t change a single person’s mind. The only thing that can do that is a good story.” Whether that story is accurate or not."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"#ffffff","color":"rgba(22, 22, 22, 0.9)"},"insert":"Man is gifted with logic but it is not often used. More critical thinking training is needed."},{"insert":"\n"}]}


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