The Instigator
solo
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The Contender
ScrewSociety62
Pro (for)
Losing
9 Points

Everyone should join the Church of Scientology because Tom Cruise did it.

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/12/2008 Category: Religion
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 1,969 times Debate No: 2572
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solo

Con

I think the Church of Scientology is a business organization that exploits people. Tom Cruise has exhibited wild and erratic behavior on television multiple times and is considered a Scientology spokesman. I believe he is a good example as to why people should NOT join the Church of Scientology.
ScrewSociety62

Pro

Hello solo.

I am not a proponent of the "Church" Of Scientology, and I am actually a contributor in Operation Chanology (I'm sure you've heard of it.)

Despite Tom Cruises wild and erratic behavior in public, people should not be swayed in their decision to join simply based on an individuals behavior. Tom Cruise does not show what you will do once you join the Church, rather it shows what Tom Cruise did after he joined. If people were to be dissuaded from joining the Church, it should be because of their beliefs, not the actions of one member who is quite possibly crazy.
Debate Round No. 1
solo

Con

I completely agree. People should not join the Church of Scientology because of Tom Cruise did it. If they choose to join because that is their calling, then power to them, and I hope they appreciate being exploited and taken advantage of; I simply think they should avoid it as a matter of personal opinion. Joining a religion because a celebrity has done it is in poor judgement.

Thank you for debating!
ScrewSociety62

Pro

Yes, if people like being sucked into a cult where you are exploited for money, and then harassed when wanting to leave, so be it. Tom Cruises own personal decision should be completely irrelevant when choosing if they want to join or not. Since there is nothing left to debate, let me raise awareness of the evils of Scientology!

http://www.xenu.net...
http://whyaretheydead.net...

Thanks for the debate solo.
Debate Round No. 2
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Posted by DoctaFly 9 years ago
DoctaFly
ROFL this cracked me up...I had to vote pro just for the sh*ts n' giggles factor
Posted by ScrewSociety62 9 years ago
ScrewSociety62
I played the Devil's advocate, but I realized after I accepted I didn't have much of a fight. Scientology and Tom Cruise are just that absurd.
Posted by GaryBacon 9 years ago
GaryBacon
I'm surprised that someone even took up this challenge. It seems like all reasonable people would agree with solo.

Then again... it may just be their reactive minds agreeing with him that we have to fight against. You know, those reactive minds can be a doozy. They were implanted in us by aliens many years ago. At least according to scientology.
Posted by Logical-Master 9 years ago
Logical-Master
SS62 concedes, thus Solo wins by default.
Posted by ScrewSociety62 9 years ago
ScrewSociety62
It's simply for a laugh, or to spread information. I've seen far sillier debates.
Posted by eyeleapy 9 years ago
eyeleapy
lol, your funny!
But it is pretty funny how we debate these kinda things
Posted by ScrewSociety62 9 years ago
ScrewSociety62
Says the guy who debated about a Crab/Lobster fight.
Posted by eyeleapy 9 years ago
eyeleapy
Hey Chickago, you're very beautiful and smart, you're on my cool people list. I checked your profile, and all though we don't agree with everything, i'm glad i agree with you on this debate. it's pretty dumb! :) peace
Posted by solo 9 years ago
solo
It is a stupid debate, but I'm bored and up for it. I could just as easily say it's stupid to comment on debates when one hasn't engaged in any on this site. Or it's stupid to support a quitter like Romney, but I'm not as judgemental as some, so I won't.
Posted by Chickago 9 years ago
Chickago
what a stupid debate.................
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