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The 'bad argument' from atheism,no personal truth

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by Desert Snake, Aug 27, 2019.

  1. Desert Snake

    Desert Snake Veteran Member

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    Personal truth is a thing. Of course it is, however it may not mean what you think, either.

    Personal truth can be unknown to the [atheist, yet still be "reality".

    Why this isn't abstract:

    In the methodology by which we determine personal truths, we although using a subjective configuration, may not go against a 'usual argument' by an atheist. This is why saying that something must be evidenced to the one saying something isn't real, is itself a subjective endeavor.

    In other words, 'by subjectivity, will determine a truth that has to have a agreed upon configuration or estimation, and claim it matches [whatever fictional subjective configuration, [[one might use'.


    In other words, back to subjectivity, in the variable truth estimation.
     
  2. Skwim

    Skwim Veteran Member

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    HUH?


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  3. Desert Snake

    Desert Snake Veteran Member

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    Personal truth is subjective in an argument.
    [Not a good argument to say that one must convince another of a truth, without agreed upon configuration, [[to determine such
     
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    siti Well-Known Member

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    You seem to be objecting to the 'atheist's' demand for evidence in regard to the existence of deities...I think...

    But your argument is wrong because when an atheist makes such an argument, they are not looking for a personal experience to convince them, they are asking for objective, testable evidence to corroborate the claims of believers in the existence of deities. You presumably (he asked rather doubtfully) recognize the difference between the objective evidence of the existence of, say, the earth, or trees, or cats and dogs...and the entirely subjective 'experiences' of believers in supernatural 'things'?
     
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  5. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue The gentle embrace of twilight has become my guide

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    That and.....

    "Whats ya talkin about Willis"?
     
  6. Phaedrus

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    The voices to a schizophrenic are a personal truth as well as a personal reality. It does not mean the voices being heard are real, however. The same can be stated for the god concept.
     
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    Something is either true or it is not true. It's a binary thing. What is the difference between a "personal" truth and and "actual" truth???
     
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