ergo ergo  /ˈɜr ɡoʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) (used as a sentence connector) therefore or consequently

Usage(s):

  1. The scientific case is clear: global warming is dangerous, and man-made greenhouse gases cause global warming; ergo, those gases are pollutants that must be dealt with.
  2. By the existential act of rejecting cogito, ergo sum for sum, ergo sum, they have taken on, willy- nilly, a vast commitment toward a kinder, more equitable society.
  3. Let's all be aware of my favorite logical fallacy: post hoc ergo propter hoc.

News

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    Penn State Research Foundation Expands Company’s Exclusive License Sherwood, Oregon - Entia Biosciences, Inc. (OTCQB: ERGO) announced today that it was notified by its licensor, The Penn State Research ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Accesswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "He thought he could develop this guy and find out the secret of life, ergo Frankenstein. But Frye's creature was a totally berserk nutcase," Durock said. "Years later, in the modern Hulk's time, he says 'Maybe now I can correct my mistakes.'...
    on Jan 24, 2008 By: Dick Durock Source: NewsOK.com (registration)

  2. "Apparently, now Maher does as well. Ergo, the apology," Donohue said.
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Bill Donohue Source: CNSNews.com

  3. As Harris concludes, "No one wants to lose integrity by having Barney become a different person. Ergo, he won't become a different person. And we'll see what happens to that relationship because of it. I think no one wants him to get Mosbyed,"...
    on Sep 4, 2009 By: Neil Patrick Harris Source: Entertainment Weekly

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