Does "illogical" exist?

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Re: Does "illogical" exist?

Postby skakos on August 30th, 2014, 11:43 am 

wishiknewmore » August 16th, 2014, 1:15 pm wrote:I don't remember who said it, but it was something like- you can make logical assumptions off of illogical beliefs.-
I think it's possible for people to recognize the difference between logical and illogical, and yes I believe there is a distinction, but beliefs are blinding. Our thoughts can be so easily warped. If something is said enough times and enough people believe it, or if you were raised to think a certain way about things, it may not matter what "makes sense".

How can you make this distinction if you haven't before DEFINED (based on your beliefs!) what is "logical"?
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