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Stone Cold Steve Austin is an Allegory for the Internet

You can watch that video to see Stone Cold Steve Austin yelling “what?!” in the face of basically everyone he ever came into contact with in a professional wrestling setting. That was his trademark, at least as much as I … Continue reading

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McCloskey on Rhetoric

The trick of claiming certitude as a way of avoiding serious persuasion is Plato’s Trope. I hold in my hand a proof, such as they have in mathematics–not the wretched opinions they trade in the courts of law–that kings should … Continue reading

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