February 2015

Machiavellian Thinking vs. Conventional Logic

“The tongue is the sword of a woman and she never lets it become rusty.” – Chinese Proverb Contents: 1.) Justification is a Machiavellian Fallacy 2.) Machiavellian Gender Differences 3.) The Logician’s Problem 4.) The Rational Machiavellian 4a.) Switching Between Logical & Machiavellian Cognitive Modalities 5.) Closing Remarks 6.) Relevant Reading 1.) Justification is a Machiavellian Fallacy: Justification is for the weak, in the game of power nobody respects he who justifies himself. Within a...

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