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Featured Which faulty tactic you had used, when debate with some atheists about your religious claims?

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by Pudding, Aug 25, 2019.

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  1. Making bold empty claim.

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  2. Making strawman argument.

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  3. Reply with irrelevant stuff or moving goal posts.

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  4. Change the definition of words to engage in sophistry.

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  5. Say something like "go read my religion's book to find the evidence of my claims" - poor cop out.

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  6. Making bold empty threat - atheists will go to hell if they don't obey the God i believe in.

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  7. Making bold empty threat - atheists will regret if they don't obey the God i believe in.

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  8. I think the debate tactics listed above are not faulty.

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  9. I had used some of the faulty debate tactics listed above. I recognize it's a mistake to do so.

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  10. I haven't use any of the faulty debate tactics listed above, ever.

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  1. Pudding

    Pudding Well-Known Member

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    Which type of faulty debate tactics you had used, when debate with some atheists about your religious claims?


    Choice of answers:

    (1) Making bold empty claim.

    (2) Making strawman argument.

    (3) Reply with irrelevant stuff or moving goal posts.

    (4) Change the definition of words to engage in sophistry.

    (5) Say something like "go read my religion's book to find the evidence of my claims" - poor cop out. Don't bother to back up my claim with detailed evidence, instead provide vague statement like "the evidence is in my religion's book, go find it yourself".

    (Yeah sure, the universe is created by The Flying Spaghetti Monster, the evidence is in the book "The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster", go find it yourself. Oh, you don't want to read it? Resort to bold empty threat: You'll regret someday in the future! You read it and didn't find the evidence? Read it again, with sincere attitude; or, only my true interpretation can correctly decipher the true meanings of that book; or, you have no faith at all; or, i'll pray for you. Seriously...)

    (6) Making bold empty threat - atheists will go to hell if they don't obey the God i believe in.

    (7) Making bold empty threat - atheists will regret if they don't obey the God i believe in.

    (8) I think the debate tactics listed above are not faulty. I think it's perfectly rational and logical for me to use the debate tactics listed above.

    (9) I had used some of the faulty debate tactics listed above. I recognize it's a mistake to do so.

    (10) I haven't use any of the faulty debate tactics listed above, ever.


    Extra choice of answers:

    (11) Ignore the debate opponent's point, and repeat my previous religious claims ad nauseam.

    (12) Put the debate opponent in my ignore list and repeat my previous religious claims ad nauseam.

    (13) Ignore the debate opponent's point and run away. Someday in the future make the same religious claims again, when confront, run away again. Repeat...

    (14) Reply with incomprehensible sentences or word salad.

    (15) Don't reply to the debate opponent's post, instead rate their post as funny/optimistic.


    (I might not be participate in this discussion, so please feel free to discuss/debate with other people here.)
     
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  3. Howard Is

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    Tactics ? Seriously ?

    That is so presumptuous it is appalling.
     
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    (16) Making fun of the atheists inability to write in cogent english.
     
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  5. paarsurrey

    paarsurrey Veteran Member

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    I have never seen Atheism people giving any positive argument in favor of their worldview, it is perhaps for this that they resort to deride and or ridicule the truthful Religion. Right, please?
    Regards
     
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  6. 9-10ths_Penguin

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    Atheism isn't a worldview, so that's probably why you haven't heard "a positive argument in favour of their worldview."
     
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  7. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    I was going to say that, tips hat to you good sir.
     
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    I've decided that folk will seek a Creator, or not. It is on them.
     
  9. columbus

    columbus Conservative Catholic from Hell

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    I've never seen a theist give a coherent argument in favor of their worldview.
    Unsupported assertions, empty threats, logical fallacies, they all sound the same after awhile.

    They also insist that theists are wrong most of the time. Like when Muslims talk about Catholics or Hindus or Shinto.
    Tom
     
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  10. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    There is s good reason for that... Disbelief in a god or gods is not s worldview.

    Have you ever been threatened with violence or had violence fone to you by an atheist? I have had both done to me by christians. Have you ever heard an atheist condemn your children to hell because you wont wont bow to their belief? My kids have been threatened many times by religious people
     
  11. paarsurrey

    paarsurrey Veteran Member

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    Does one mean that Atheism people don't view the world correctly so they don't have a worldview?
    Regards
     
  12. Howard Is

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    Guess what you see when you don’t have a fixed worldview ?

    Reality as it is.
     
  13. 9-10ths_Penguin

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    Do you seriously think I meant that?
     
  14. paarsurrey

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    If one's worldview/no-worldview is supported by the Word Revealed and or by Science please mention it for a serious deliberation. Will one, please?
    Regards
     
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    Is it an acknowledgement that one has no positive argument in favor of Atheism No-Worldview/Worldview, please?
    If one has, please go ahead with it.
    Regards
     
  16. Howard Is

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    Are you suggesting that we should cultivate a ‘worldview’ which suits our fantasies, our ego ?

    It is as though you are saying ‘if you don’t present atheism like it is a religion, it can’t be worth anything’.

    A worldview is something you can happily live without, although that idea terrifies religious people it seems.

    In fact, total absence of a worldview characterises moments of peak bliss.

    I often feel sympathy and some sadness that ‘believers’ lock themselves out of natural bliss and instead construct a cardboard cutout copy of heaven.
     
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  17. Howard Is

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    Youse don’t even now wot your torking about !

    I speak betterer than the avrage.
     
  18. 9-10ths_Penguin

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    My worldview is skepticism, humanism, and freethought.
     
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    'Bold empty threat' is subjective. Your premise is nonsense, presumes a attribute according to your beliefs.
     
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