Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on

Watch this video and more on

Start your free trial

Already subscribed? Sign in

Up Next in Season 1

  • The Elephant, the Blind Men, and the ...

    Analogies can make arguments sound persuasive, but they can’t prove anything is true. Tips for answering analogies that argue against the Bible include finding an important difference between the things being compared and using big-picture questions to make the analogy argue for a biblical worldv...

  • Answering Straw-Man Arguments 

    Straw-man fallacies re-frame strong positions as weak ones, while motte-and-bailey fallacies re-frame weak positions as a strong ones. In both cases, you can respond by bringing the discussion back to what the original position said.

  • Why Bad Logic Often Sounds Persuasive

    Let’s dive into the science of persuasion to see how propaganda and fallacies can sound so convincing. Most theories of persuasion look at two channels the brain uses to make decisions: one involves careful, logical reasoning, and the other involves more automatic, intuitive thinking. By taking a...