Author Archives: Luke Ford

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see Amazon.com). My work has been followed by the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (Alexander90210.com).

HBO’s Small Town News & That Noble Dream: The ‘Objectivity Question’ (8-3-21

Ad hominem and argument from authority first entered the English language in the 17th Century with John Locke and these forms of argument were not then regarded as logical fallacies. Locke also gave us modern notions of facts/news ala “facts … Continue reading

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Dragon Day by Matthew Pegas (8-2-21)

00:00 Why did Matt write this novel? https://terrorhousepress.com/product/dragon-day/ 01:40 Matt’s journey in Los Angeles 03:00 Stark Truth TV doco Supply, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RsdT5fADDU 17:00 Could a happy man write this book? 26:00 Novel’s three main characters 31:30 UCLA in 1988, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCzkOHdFPGE 48:10 … Continue reading

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After Our Clashes, Novelist Andy Nowicki And I Are Both Strengthened In Our Worldviews

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Is Ad Hominen A Logical Fallacy When Applied To Internet Debates? (8-2-21)

08:00 That Noble Dream: The ‘Objectivity Question’ and the American Historical Profession, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=138784 10:00 Ad hominem, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ad_hominem 15:00 John Locke, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Locke 32:00 Argument from authority, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argument_from_authority 48:00 Bernadotte Everly Schmitt, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernadotte_Everly_Schmitt

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Robert Stark’s Case For Right-Wing Multiculturalism (8-1-21)

00:00 Robert Stark’s Substack, https://robertstark.substack.com/ 03:00 Robert Stark’s political centrism 05:30 Robert’s experience with the Covid pandemic 19:00 California governor recall 20:00 Larry Elder’s prospects to become governor 36:30 Cal-Exit 56:45 Cape Independence and shared California values, https://robertstark.substack.com/p/cape-independence-and-shared-california 1:01:00 David … Continue reading

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