All Blog Posts Tagged 'Debating' (2)

15 things you should know about debating.

1. You can't usually "win" a debate, the losing party usually scatter

when they've had enough.



2. Debating with your non-debating friends is like playing paintball

with inexperienced people. It's too easy, and if they're irrational,

immature and/or illogical they won't drop their belief or disbelief that

was wrong, they'll hate you for pointing it out and calling on it.



3. Personal attacks are commonplace. It only happens when the losing

party has… Continue

Added by Isaac on June 24, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

I Suppose I Had a Victory of Sorts

I'm afraid my IM discussions with my Christian coworker have gone about as far as they're likely to go. Last night, the Christian started making liberal use of entirely capitalized sentences and then turned openly conceited. It seems he's reached the end of his patience.



One of our primary points of contention, and the one we always came back to was whether or not thoughts arise from purely physical processes. I know little about neuroscience, so it was a difficult subject for me to… Continue

Added by Lord J Bar on February 23, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

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