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Analogy between an unknown in an argument, and a contradiction in the principle of explosion

Context I like to argue that, since we do not know what consciousness is, we can not specify what it can not do. Therefore we can not state we can't do something now, nor in the future. Up to the ...
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Can the construct of “addiction” induce addiction or at least make it worse?

So, I have been wondering today. Can humanly created constructs like 'addiction' make matters worse for someone who might have not thought he was an addict before? To explain a little further, when I ...
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Operational Definition: 'Intelligence is the property measured by IQ.'

If we define intelligence as above in the title, is the following statement true? The question whether the above operational definition is too broad does not depend on whether what it actually ...