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Syllogism

▸ noun: deductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two (or more) premises OneLook Dictionary (external link)

These techniques while appearing very simple are quite powerful in sorting through illusion to truth. It takes practice to use these properly and beneficially.

If A equals B and
B equals C then
A equals C.

If it walks like a duck,
quacks like a duck then
it must be a duck.

If (predicate/condition) Then
(consequent/statement)
Else
(alternative)
End If

See Also

Discernment
Intelligence
Knowing
Logic
Reason
Reasoning
Thinking
Thought


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