Common Law

In legal theory, common law and statutory law are the two primary forms of rulemaking in a given legal framework: statutory law being the explicitly written laws of legislatures, executives, and bureaucrats, and common law being laws derived from judicial precedent and from the implications of the shared moralistic and political environment.

Society’s Origins

When I unearth an article that I can make applicable to writing and storytelling, I have no compulsions against sharing it with you.  This week, that’s a paper from Science Advances on how societies initially arose: “Disentangling the Evolutionary Drivers of Social Complexity: A Comprehensive Test of Hypotheses.”

Logical Fallacies

A logical fallacy is a systemic flaw in the sequential process of deriving conclusions that can occur in any application of that method of deliberation, and can result in achieving erroneous end states.  Significantly, it does not include cases of failure to implement logical processes in the first place, nor does it apply in most cases to innate traits of neurophysiology.

Number Systems

This is one of those concepts that is both simple and mind-bending, so I will being doing my best to explain and explore it for you here.  As always, if you have any questions following this discussion, I’m more than happy to engage further in the comments.