Monty Python — Argument Clinic


As many of you know, I’m, well, rather argumentative, and am learning to put that to better use than would otherwise be the case.

I’ve already completed my first argumentation course, and am learning more still of the subject matter and modes of reasoning, but often I’ve been almost pedantically serious about it, so just to keep from being a mean old curmudgeon, here’s a rather good skit from Monty Python, to mock it all, with a big hat-tip and a bow to Marianne Talbot of the University of Oxford.

Humor is something we all need, and something often all too lacking in the world. You’d be amazed at how close to reality this skit is, but doesn’t the best comedy often reflect how things actually are?

Uploaded by MontyPython on Nov 14, 2008

About Troy Loy

I seek to learn through this site and others how to better my ability as a person and my skill at using my reason and understanding to best effect. I do fractal artwork as a hobby, and I'm working to develop it to professional levels, though I've a bit to go till I reach that degree of skill! This is a crazy world we're in, but maybe I can do a little, if only that, to make it a bit more sane than it otherwise would be.

Posted on Sunday, 0:11, July 24, 2011, in General and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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