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    Re: The Cliff: a thought experiment on abortion

    In a life or death situation anything that's not either life or death is trivial. Again: that's the whole point of the thought experiment. So abortion supporters can see what their flimsy...
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    Re: Ask Zhavric Anything

    I am in awe of the level of bad reasoning you are invoking here. You win. Your onslaught of determined and concentrated terrible logic has worn down my resolve. People don't make different categories...
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    Re: Ask Zhavric Anything

    Willful ignorance on your part evidences no shortcoming on mine.
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    Re: Ask Zhavric Anything

    If this were shorter, I would make it a meme: The first person in the history of ever who thinks the distinction between men's/women's leagues is about genitals and not body shape & mass.

    Gawd......
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    Re: Theistic beliefs are not rationally justified

    [Emphasis mine]

    The topic is about how you rationally justify them. Thus my point... that we're not actually talking about belief, but how we evaluate reality... are all very much on topic and...
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    Re: Ask Zhavric Anything

    Yeaaaahhhh, buuudddy. That's why MMA has genital categories and not size categories. *pats MT on the head*

    You run along and play under whatever color sky it is in your world.

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    Re: The Cliff: a thought experiment on abortion

    How many trivial reasons do I need before it's acceptable to physically assault you? I'm not threatening to assault you. But I want to know how many it takes before you say, "I'm not pressing charges...
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    Re: Theistic beliefs are not rationally justified

    But we're not talking about belief. We're talking about reality and you and I both use what you refer to as "materialistic" standards. You absolutely use them. Because the claim "an intelligent god...
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    Re: Ask Zhavric Anything

    1. Tennis is sh*t.
    2. There needs to be a long and nuanced conversation about the role of trans people in professional sports. There's already been a trans MMA fighter who was born male, competed...
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    Re: Ask Zhavric Anything

    Regarding "we all can't debate": no, actually. I've read up, gotten better, continued to improve. You guys are pretty much exactly how I remember you. I'm actually pretty disappointed you haven't...
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    Re: The Cliff: a thought experiment on abortion

    Lots of trivial reasons add up to a non-trivial reason? Is that your argument? I just want to make sure I understand it before I reply.
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    Re: The Gender Pay Gap: convince me

    Let's see how you did:

    First, let's address the links and sites you brought to the table:



    Yikes. That's a big zero. Anything you tried to reason?
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    Re: The Gender Pay Gap: convince me

    Then it should be the easiest thing in the world to refute. Find me a major corporation who openly admits to paying employees less for the same job based on what might happen to said employee in the...
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    Re: The Gender Pay Gap: convince me

    Already settled and answered. Move on.
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    Re: The Gender Pay Gap: convince me

    You keep forgetting the argument you're trying to support. You're not trying to prove that "discrimination in hiring happens all the time" (another claim you didn't provide support for...

    You...
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    Re: The Gender Pay Gap: convince me

    Which is to say that 80% of women didn't quit. I didn't think you were the kind of person who would demand explaining basic math but if you're basing your decision on the majority of the actions of a...
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    Re: The Gender Pay Gap: convince me

    Misogynistic overtones aside, you're shifting the burden of proof: YOU claimed there are legitimate reasons to discriminate against women. YOU have to support that claim.

    Do you have any thing to...
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    Re: The Gender Pay Gap: convince me

    Immoral things do not suddenly become moral simply because you weren't seen doing them. The concern you brought up is still very much an illegal one. Remember that the Act in question isn't mean to...
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    Re: The Gender Pay Gap: convince me

    Congratulations! You have violated the Equal Pay act of 1963 and earned yourself a lawsuit! :D

    Now I'm not saying the scenario you detailed doesn't happen. I'm 100% sure it does. Do you have any...
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    Re: The Gender Pay Gap: convince me

    I can agree with you for jobs that require a certain body type. No one is going to hire a woman to be an underwear model for men's underwear. But if you're talking about exactly the same work then...
  21. Thread: Supernatural?

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    Re: Supernatural?

    Sorry, but these experiences are quite natural and have zero to do with god or religion. It;s just the brain having a last few moments of hyperactivity.
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    Re: Theistic beliefs are not rationally justified

    In a thread that had nothing to do with fine tuning you're going to try to lecture me about context? Please.

    Look, it's not that complicated: either you believe the fine tuning had a "fine tuner"...
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    Re: The Cliff: a thought experiment on abortion

    I'm going to address your replies in terms of the cliff metaphor

    1. Whether you are or are not a parent. - Whether or not I already saved a kid from a cliff dictates whether or not I can save...
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    Re: The Cliff: a thought experiment on abortion

    What are they?
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    Re: The Cliff: a thought experiment on abortion

    So your list of acceptable abortion reasons are "because I feel like it", "because I feel the kid might stress me out / be a big burden", and because "I don't feel like changing my lifestyle."
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    Re: The Cliff: a thought experiment on abortion

    Excepting rape, incest, and medical risk for the mother, what are those reasons?
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    Re: The Cliff: a thought experiment on abortion

    Thank you for following the rules and starting the debate up.



    I think of it more as a lifestyle loss. Yes, there are some financial hardships. But a common reason given for abortion is "I...
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    Re: Theistic beliefs are not rationally justified

    If your argument is "our universe, completely at random or for reasons we cannot yet explain but are using science to delve into, can support life on one planet so far that we know" then you've...
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    Re: Theistic beliefs are not rationally justified

    There's so much wrong in your post it's daunting to know where to start. I think I can sum up your faulty reasoning here:



    While this is true, it's also incomplete. Yes: in our universe stars...
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    Re: Theistic beliefs are not rationally justified

    If we change "god" with "supreme leader" how is this different from North Korea?
    (other than the leader of North Korea, supreme or not, actually exists)
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