BrewNSpew Cafe – July 9, 2018

“A philosopher operates with deductions. A sophist operates with paradoxes. A “public intellectual” operates with buzzwords.” – Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski

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“Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.” – John Adams

Word of the weeksophistry-(noun)-the use of fallacious arguments, especially with the intention of deceiving. Subtly deceptive reasoning or argumentation. Synonyms-specious reasoning, fallacy, sophism, casuistry.

Thinking it’s a soda pop world

is pure sophistry that

disregards common sense.

Jeepers creepers,

read between the lines

coz there’s no reward

for missteps with words.

Fallacious disputes never

a win-win, and often reason

is accused of being a thief.

Yeah, well let’s sip

another cup of joe while

removing reason from

lockup and do what’s

needed to skedaddle

inexplicable paradoxes.

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-Eugenia



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11 replies

  1. Reason gets locked up, because she’s seen as being no fun. I have found there is no fun WITHOUT reason.

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  2. I like the new word and the poem. The picture at the top says it all, SUMMER!

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