andrewducker + argument   45

Maybe we should try rational debate
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then they fight you half-heartedly, then they’re neutral, then they then they grudgingly say you might have a point even though you’re annoying, then they say on balance you’re mostly right although you ignore some of the most important facets of the issue, then you win.
debate  argument  politics  psychology 
march 2017 by andrewducker
Blaming: Some Advanced Techniques
If you assign blame it's easy: that person's yelling at you. Yelling is always wrong. Therefore, that person is wrong, and until they apologize for their actions, you don't have to do a damn thing.
relationships  advice  people  argument 
june 2009 by andrewducker
The battle over certainty
BBC Point of View article about the inherent uncertainty of science
creationism  evolution  religion  science  argument  debate 
may 2006 by andrewducker
The New Rules Of Debate For 2006
If everyone holds to these rules, we might just make it through in one piece (and maybe even learn something along the way...)
debate  argument  discussion  rules  resolutions 
december 2005 by andrewducker

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