Filter It Through a Brain Cell

Filter It Through a Brain Cell

Hosted by: Kathy Gibbens

NOTE: While you're certainly welcome to listen to this podcast in any order, I recommend listening in sequential order starting with Episode 1. I think you'll get more out of it that way! Critical thinking is the...

Episodes

Why a podcast on how to think?

Season #1 Episode #1

Welcome to the Filter It Through a Brain Cell podcast, the podcast that is all about recognizing bad thinking, whether it’s coming from other people or from yourself! In this episode, I'll tell you the story behind...
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What is a logical fallacy?

Season #1 Episode #2

In this episode, I'll give you the 3 most important definitions when it comes to learning good thinking: logical fallacy, cognitive or mental bias, and mental & emotional propaganda. Plus, a short history lesson...
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Why don't we learn critical thinking in school?

Season #1 Episode #3

In this quick history lesson, we'll discuss when, how & why our education system got hijacked, and why most schools don't teach critical thinking anymore. Sources used: Passion-Driven Education by Connor...
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The two enemies of good thinking

Season #1 Episode #4

Before we dive into talking about the logical fallacies, I wanted to take a minute to talk about the two enemies of good thinking. These two enemies are everywhere in our society today and we're told that they're good...
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The Either/Or Fallacy: creating a false dilemma

Season #1 Episode #5

In this episode, I'll teach you the Either/Or Fallacy and give you examples to help you recognize it. Send me any questions, comments or even the fallacies you're seeing around you! [email protected]
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Post Hoc Ergo Proper Hoc...say whaaattt???

Season #1 Episode #6

The fallacy we're discussing today is the Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc fallacy, also called simply: Post Hoc. Send me any questions, comments or even the fallacies you're seeing around you!...
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Ad Hominem Attack: yes, more Latin

Season #1 Episode #7

Today's fallacy is the Ad Hominem attack. Here's how to recognize it! Send me any questions, comments or even the fallacies you're seeing around you! [email protected] Or, tag me on Instagram:...
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Strawman…not to be confused with scarecrow!

Season #1 Episode #8

Today's fallacy is the Strawman fallacy Send me any questions, comments or even the fallacies you're seeing around you! [email protected] Or, tag me on Instagram: @filteritthroughabraincell Sign up...
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Red Herring: stinky fish distractions

Season #1 Episode #9

What does a dead, stinky fish have to do with good thinking? Find out in this episode! Send me any questions, comments or even the fallacies you're seeing around you! [email protected] Or, tag me on...
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Special Pleading for 'special people'

Season #1 Episode #10

How human nature causes us to use bad reasoning to excuse bad behavior. Send me any questions, comments or even the fallacies you're seeing around you! [email protected] Or, tag me on Instagram:...
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Watch out for that Slippery Slope!

Season #1 Episode #11

One step doesn't always lead to several steps, as the Slippery Slope fallacy says. Send me any questions, comments or even the fallacies you're seeing around you! [email protected] Or, tag me on...
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Texas Sharpshooter fallacy: painting targets on the barn

Season #1 Episode #12

Let's talk about the Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy and what it has to do with painting targets on a barn! Send me any questions, comments or even the fallacies you're seeing around...
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