Logic: The Importance of Definitions

One of the most important tools in logical reasoning is a dictionary. Correct reasoning requires that we use words properly – according to their meaning. Failure to use words correctly often results in miscommunication, but it can also result in errors in reasoning.

Appearance of Age

Does the universe look old? Was Adam created with the appearance of age? The answer to these questions may surprise you. Although Adam was created as an adult, he was not created with any appearance of age. In fact, the phrase “appearance of age” is an oxymoron because age has no appearance at all.