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Critical Thinking

12 Steps for Stupidity

How to be an ally to Aristotle

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We’ve all done it. We’ve tried to sound smarter than we are and even as we speak the words we feel like we are reading aloud from the pages of Modern Jackass. Spoken like an authority, using volume, speed, and just enough jargon to sound credible. At least to the lay masses.




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