logic

Is it circular logic / circular reasoning to quote the Bible in order to prove the Bible?

I realize that this question can go in many different directions and so I want to focus on one. Circular logic aka circular reasoning is “a use of reason in which the premises depends on or is equivalent to the conclusion, a method of false logic by which ‘this is used to prove that, and …

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Find it Fast – Fast Facts: on the requirements of extraordinary claims

There is a ubiquitous and uncritically repeated extraordinary claim made by many which asserts that “Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” This is not so. Rather, extraordinary claims require adequate evidence. Obviously, appealing to the “extraordinary” is a loophole-escape-clause. No matter what evidence one may provide for, let us say Jesus, they mere have to say …

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