In Chapter 14 of 20 of his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, author and writer Scott Gold answers "How Does Deductive Reasoning Create More Sound and Valid Arguments?" Gold shares how he learns to argue by studying philosophy and applying it in his reasoning. He discusses logical deductive structure and how working from premises to conclusion creates a valid argument but not necessarily sound one. Scott Gold is an author and writer based in New York City. When not writing, Gold moonlights as a bartender at Char no. 4 restaurant in Brooklyn. He earned a BA in Philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis.