An implicit declaration of (civil) war

What is the essence of someone pretending not to notice the essential aspect of the central allegation with respect to an essential matter to which he is an interested party, implicitly saying A while stating B? A refusal to engage in rational dialogue, which in turn is the only way to ultimately avert violence: an implicit declaration of (civil) war.

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loico is now calling the 2020 US presidential election for the Republican nominee
PA Senate Majority Policy Committee, Public Hearing on Election Issues, November 25, 2020

loico is now calling the 2020 US presidential election for the Republican nominee

The "trading action" in financial markets continues to be mostly congruent with the "maximal uncertainty" that we established as the state governing the post-election situation. By now, however, we believe we are able to make a call for the outcome of the 2020 US presidential election based on legal considerations.

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Why would Al Schmidt, GOP Philadelphia election commissioner, be “baffled” by election fraud claims?

Logic is all about relating individual pieces of information in a consistent way. "Consistent" means non-contradictory. An apparent tendency of two pieces of information to appear inconsistent calls for express differentiating clarification, with the logically required depth of differentiating discussion depending on the extent to which both pieces of information appear similar.

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Interesting observation: Uncertainty is a predictable outcome, too

We had expressed ourselves confident to be able to predict the outcome of the 2020 US presidential election with a high degree of confidence based on financial market behavior. What we figured out - with the highest degree of confidence - was that we were maximally uncertain about the outcome (keeping us in silent consternation). Which in hindsight would appear exactly as the correct assessment to have been made.

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When media lie

An Egyptian man takes a hostage at knifepoint in the Milan cathedral, threatening to slit his victim's throat. A once reputable Italian paper tells its readers that police "convinced him to lay down his weapon and release the hostage", when in fact, for everyone to see on video, police had to forcefully overwhelm him. The full and unredacted video, in turn, explodes on social media.

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