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ViceRegent
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EthyWoo
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How are atheists anything but solipsists?

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EthyWoo
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/24/2016 Category: Religion
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
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ViceRegent

Pro

Given that atheism has no way of knowing reality from delusion, are they not solipsists?
EthyWoo

Con

Solipsism is simply a belief, you cannot say that an Atheist is a Solipsist because you simply do not know the belief of those individuals.

Not being able to disprove that everything outside of your mind is perhaps unreal or unsure dose not mean that you believe, or have to believe in Solipsism. just like not being able to disprove a god dose not mean that you believe in god or are a theist.
Debate Round No. 1
ViceRegent

Pro

I was speaking of a philosophy, not a person. Come on, man, don't join a debate if you cannot respond to this actual subject.
EthyWoo

Con

Either I completely misunderstand Philosophy, or you are talking complete nonsense.

You where not specific and to be honest your topic hardly makes any real sense any way you spin it.
Atheism is irrelevant to the topic, the same could be said for Theist's, or any real belief system on earth.

Also it was not in the category of Philosophy.

Nonsense.
Debate Round No. 2
ViceRegent

Pro

Why is this dude wasting my time?
EthyWoo

Con

Good day.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by ViceRegent 1 year ago
ViceRegent
Says the dude who cannot know anything. As I said...

I will never understand people who tacitly admit to knowing nothing and then contract themselves immediately by making a truth claim.
Posted by EthyWoo 1 year ago
EthyWoo
Well Vincent, you cannot say with certainty that your relationship with god is not also simply in your head. The philosophical questions solipsism pose arent posed to certain groups of people who believe certain things, rather the entire human race which INCLUDES Theists.

Your argument is a non starter, you fail to see the warped logic in your reasoning and as such i will waste no more time on this delusion.
Posted by ViceRegent 1 year ago
ViceRegent
Because God says no. No irrational question begging.
Posted by Double_R 1 year ago
Double_R
I will never understand people who think that their beliefs are beyond possibility of error... because a book told them so.
Posted by ViceRegent 1 year ago
ViceRegent
I will never understand people who tacitly admit to knowing nothing and then contract themselves immediately by making a truth claim.
Posted by ViceRegent 1 year ago
ViceRegent
Is that true? How do you know?
Posted by Furyan5 1 year ago
Furyan5
The same can be said for theists.
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro made no attempt to address the topic.