Pseudophilosophy encourages confused, self-indulgent thinking

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Pseudophilosophy, much like pseudoscience, is rife with fallacies, ambiguities, and fundamental misunderstandings of concepts. Sometimes it is harmless, when one unintentionally steps into philosophical territory and engages in a debate about topics one doesn’t fully understand. Other times it is malicious, intentionally obscuring the meaning of one’s message through ambiguous use of language. The latter kind of pseudophilosophy is beloved by those with dogmatic political agendas and (surprisingly enough) academics. Read full article here

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