Nitpicking on Overthinking It

George Lucas is Citizen Kane

George Lucas is Citizen Kane

I recently read an article about the possibility of more Indiana Jones movies, which included this little gem: Lucas sat down with AP Television at his Big Rock Ranch outside San Francisco, where he said he didn’t pay much attention … Continued

Thursday Grammar: Begging The Question

Thursday Grammar: Begging The Question

The phrase “begs the question” does not mean “raises the question.” “Beg the question” means “engage in circular reasoning” (within a single syllogism), or, more precisely, “assume the truth of the proposition you purport to be proving.” For example, the … Continued