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Oral transmission in the Bible is reliable

Truth_seeker
Sagey

Reliability will be measured by the ability to recall memory to the point where the essentially entire message is preserved. I will provide evidence for why oral transmission used to pass the Bible (particularly the New Testament) is reliable (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oral_gospel_traditions). first round acceptance...

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The Hebrew Scriptures are scientifically inaccurate

Jellon
Sagey

In another debate, Sagey ranted about the Bible being scientifically inaccurate, and offered to defend his claims in debate. I claim that there is no contradiction Showing a lack of contradiction requires an exhaustive study and cannot be done within the limits of DDO. So for purposes of this debate, it should be assumed that there is no contradiction unless pro can produce one. Because pro will be second to go in each round, I will give no argument in round 1. I will give rebuttal to pro's roun...

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Presuppositional Arguments For God Are Incoherent Fallacious Nonsense!

Sagey
Envisage

A Debate Tactic now common in arguments between Theists and those doubting their God (Atheists, Opposing Christian Sects and Other Religions) is the Presuppositional Argument position.They argue that knowledge can only come from God and without God there is no knowledge.Presuppositionalist Apologists, make the Assertion that Science, Logic, Morality, Free Will and Induction all cannot exist without God Existing.They basically have no evidence at all for this claim, as Presuppositionalism itself...

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Is The Bible Is The Best Advertisement For Atheism??

Sagey
Truth_seeker

I consider that the Bible is the Best Advertisement for Atheism, on the grounds that I myself and many I've known became Atheists from their reading the Bible and discovering it is Irrational Nonsense.This is a common view as even Richard Dawkins (an Agnostic Scientist) has publicly stated that he wants Bibles in all school libraries so children can access it unguided, to attempt to read it like they would any other novel or story book.It is my reading it like a novel that brought the gross carn...

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Groups/Cults applying BITE mind control techniques should be Banned!

Sagey
opiumfiend

There are many groups in society that practice some or all of the Behavior control, Information control, Thought control, Emotion control, Mind Control Techniques.https://freedomofmind.com//Info/BITE/bitemodel.phpTwo Cults well known to have been implementing the BITE method to convert and keep believers are the Mormons and the Jehovah Witnesses, though Scientology and even many Evangelical Christian Cults, such as some Pentecostal Cults and Creationist Cults can also be found to practice some o...

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