David J. Cox  Explanation by Pattern  OR COMPLEXITY




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OR:  SOURCE OF LOGICAL COMPLEXITY

The connector OR is like a branching intersection in a scenario where a choice in one’s line of thought must be made. The words and phrases listed below act like ORs. They all create logical complexity, particularly when they are chained together in a series. In this case, our scenario takes us through decision after decision after decision. This is the kind of logical complexity that FLIPP Explainers make clear. They picture, without words, the patterns of intersections for us. IFs also signal a split of a path into two or more branches.  Users are not limited to binary choices.
 

after it depends on why
also many
alternate maybe
atternative may
and or might
as long as more than
as opposed to moreover
assume mostly
assumptions neither
at the same time neither...nor
also never
before nevertheless
cannot nor
choice not
choose normally
conditioned on occasionally
connected often
consider on condition
contrasted with on one hand
depends on the other hand
does not or
either otherwise
even over
except partly
further probably
furthermore provided that
if seldom
if...then...otherwise separate
in addition since
in contrast to some
in case sometimes
in this case suppose
in most cases tentatively
in some cases this
in spite of under
instead of unless
in the event that until
is not usually
it depends on if when
it depends on when whenever
it depends on where whether
it depends on whether while
it depends on which yet §
it depends on who  


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