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Miller's analogy

By Diogenes (articles ) | Jun 19, 2009

Boys and girls, it's that time of year again to practice for those pesky analogy problems on college entrance exams.

Here's problem #1. Listen carefully.

Disgraced former archbishop of Milwaukee, Rembert Weakland, lobbying for the Church to "endorse the 'physical, genital expression'” of homosexuals is analogous to the disgraced former governor of New York, Elliot Spitzer, lobbying for:

(a) school vouchers.

(b) the prohibition of beer sales on Sunday.

(c) the criminalization of abortion.

(d) the legalization of prostitution.

 Yes, boys and girls, "d" is the best answer.

Problem #2: "In flagrante delicto" is to.....

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