I engage in science and law, [You] conflate philosophizing (reasoning independent of falsification) with science (reason dependent upon falsification) and you conflate testimony which one must warranty with threat of punishment with self reporting which one does not.

THAT IS PILPUL. “Excuse Making”


Religion: what we can get away with? (mysticism),
Philosophy: what I can get away with? (sophism),
Science: What we can’t get away with (diligence and warranty).
Law: What you can’t get away with (liability).

Pseudorationalisms: Astrology, Theology, Numerology, Philosophy, Pilpul, Critique.
Sciences: History, Economics, Accounting, Law, Science, Mathematics, logic (proper).

How desperately addicts seek to preserve their lies.