In December 2022 I ran a poll in a few debate groups on facebook and a couple of other places on social media. The results were surprising but what was amusing was a lot of the conversations held in the comments under the polls, and subsequent posts from that.
Some of the takes were outright nutty, others just incredibly wrong. I posted a few of the conversations on twitter and my friend, Per, said ‘I love how this saga of “Joe debating absolute teaspoons on FB” is equal measures of hilarious, grey hair inducing, and infuriating xD’.
With some of these bad takes, I felt it important to try an cover them off in a bite-sized information as possible.
It’s not uncommon on Social Media to be met with some strange takes on subjects that are pretty well grounded, like the False Dichotomy. Folks can make mistakes, but instead of realising that and learning from that they often double down. Today we are going to be discussing the False Dichotomy. What it is, how…