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    Re: Objective morality vs. subjective morality

    Maybe I misunderstood what you were saying but it appears that you said ""X has no objective moral value" is factually incorrect. Assuming that is what you are saying, I am challenging that position
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    Re: Supernatural?

    Which is where we left it with ghosts (although God would work as an example as well) and likewise I've challenged your assertion on that basis - not that you've allowed for a sliver of possibility...
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    Re: Objective morality vs. subjective morality

    I don't understand the basis for arguing that the position "X has no objective moral value" is factually incorrect.

    If objective morality does not exist, then it's TRUE that X has no objective...
  4. Thread: Supernatural?

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    Re: Supernatural?

    There is no requirement for us to hedge on a position that is evidently true. When I say "The Earth is round" I am NOT allowing for the possibility that it's not round. And about the only way one...
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    Re: Supernatural?

    I see no real difference. If one makes a baseless claim (such as "all swans are white"), they need to support their position before their claim can be considered valid. So regardless of how you...
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    Re: Supernatural?

    And in an ODN debate if one does not support his claim when challenged, the claim fails. So my challenge of support will possibly defeat his argument for he will have to retract it if he doesn't...
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    Re: Supernatural?

    Actually, I would I rebut the claim that "all swans are white" by asking that the claimant support his claims that all swans are white. Since it's possible that he is wrong, he has the burden to...
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    Re: Supernatural?

    In this thread, Sharma said that he could prove that ghosts don't exist so if THAT's the debate, then forwarding that it's possible that ghosts exist is a direct rebuttal to that position and...
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    Re: Supernatural?

    Actually, it is significant. If one is faced with the argument that states that it's a fact that X does not exist, then pointing out that X could possibly exist effectively counters that argument. ...
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    Re: Supernatural?

    Well, you are lumping a bunch of things that have a certain similarity under one big umbrella.

    One of the primary differences between ghosts and Santa Clause is that people have claimed, in all...
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    Zhavric has been banned

    Just so everyone knows, Zhavric has been banned from ODN so any current debates with him will have to be discontinued. I'm sure this turn of events does not come as a big surprise to our long-term...
  12. Thread: Supernatural?

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    Re: Supernatural?

    And your opinion is noted.



    Your opinion is noted.

    And I'm not just being flippant, here. Your assessment of how much information is adequate, by all appearances, is entirely subjective. ...
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    Re: Gun Control and your stance

    Actually, I never made a claim about its plausibility either way. I argued, and supported, that it's possible.

    But anyway, you have been challenged to support that it's not plausible.

    Per the...
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    Re: Gun Control and your stance

    I you to SUPPORT OR RETRACT that my scenario is not plausible.




    I you to SUPPORT OR RETRACT that my scenario is not detailed enough to examine for general understanding.
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    Re: Supernatural?

    You said you can prove that ghosts don't exist and seeing if you could do that was the whole point of the most recent discussion.

    Me not claiming that ghosts exist does not prove that they don't...
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    Re: Supernatural?

    Are we also in agreement that you've not been able to prove that ghosts don't exist?
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    Re: Gun Control and your stance

    right. So it's not retracted.

    Which is not to say that you can't move the debate to an issue where whether it's supported or not is not relevant and take it out of play that way.

    Again, if you...
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    Re: Supernatural?

    Correct. I believe it exists but I don't claim it exists.

    One reason I don't claim it exists is because I have no evidence to back up my belief that it exists. I don't make claims that I cannot...
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    Re: Supernatural?

    I never claimed that I saw a ghost. I claimed that I believe I saw a ghost as in since what I saw fits the description of a ghost (as I understand ghosts to be defined) I believe I saw a ghost.
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    Re: Gun Control and your stance

    Well, if you are dropping your argument that 2A is irrelevant, then you certainly have no need to discuss whether a scenario may occur in the future where 2As rights are relevant. And in that case I...
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    Re: Gun Control and your stance

    Again, something is retracted when I retract it, not when you consider it retracted. Again, you considering the Earth to be flat doesn't stop it from being round.

    It is not retracted and you...
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    Re: Supernatural?

    Consider what retracted?




    What is the purpose of those questions?
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    Re: Gun Control and your stance

    Forget it. I'm not giving you any further details.

    I have no burden to give you further details and the ONLY reason I even considered doing it was because I thought it would move the debate...
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    Re: Supernatural?

    You can ask. I don't see why I have any obligation to answer, though.





    Again, I see no need to answer these questions. But those films both refer to a disembodied soul stuck on Earth...
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    Re: Supernatural?

    Your opinion that I can't explain clearly what a ghost is is noted. I hold a different opinion. In fact, I think the dictionary definition is pretty clear.




    Your opinion is noted.
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    Re: Gun Control and your stance

    Well, you didn't agree that that was what you needed to agree that my scenario is properly clarified. So you aren't directly stating what information you need and therefore I'm not going to provide...
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    Re: Supernatural?

    But then you never even supported that I did not have actually see a ghost. Your strategy is more along the lines of "You don't know what you are talking about so I'm not taking your claim...
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    Re: Gun Control and your stance

    Okay. To be clear, once I give you those detail then you will have what you need to feel that my scenario is properly clarified and sufficiently detailed and you will cease claiming that my scenario...
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    Re: Supernatural?

    Okay. First, it is established that you are NOT going to prove that ghosts don't exist in general (saying that don't exist "to you" is moving the goalpost from your original claim). So moving on to...
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    Re: Gun Control and your stance

    Because you said you are looking for "simple clarification" which means that there is a point or some points that you need clarified. If that is true, then you know what those points are and can...
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