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Throwback to These Pop Music Fallacies

One of the things you’ve probably noticed about studying for the LSAT is that it changes the way you think – for instance, you suddenly start seeing logical fallacies everywhere. When I was studying for the LSAT, one of the most annoying side effects was that whenever I heard a conditional statement, I would reflexively diagram it and take the contrapositive in my mind. (Hey, that’s a conditional statement too!) So in honor of the impossibility of avoiding conditional logic, here are three songs you’ll never be able to think about the same way again.

      1. Spice Girls – Wannabe

A past student (hi, if you’re reading this, Meaghen!) came into my LSAT class one day and told me that she was listening to “Wannabe” and suddenly noticed the Spice Girls’ secret plot to educate their listeners about conditional logic.