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ViceRegent
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TheRealSpassky101
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How do atheists ratiionally know truth from fiction?

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Started: 12/5/2016 Category: Philosophy
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Debating Period
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ViceRegent

Con

Atheists love to live under the delusion that they are the guardians of rationality. But how can they hold this title when they cannot even articulate a rational way to know truth from fiction. If they cannot do this, they are literally ignorant and the ignorant cannot guard anything. So, what atheist can give me a rational way atheists know truth from fiction?

Answering this question is the sole purpose for this debate. If you are unable or unwilling to answer this question, do not respond to this debate. Likewise, if you do not believe in reality, believe you make it up or deny it is objective or knowable, or if you do not know how to rationally know truth from fiction, do not respond to this debate. If you are terrified of cross-examination or madly in love with red herrings, do not respond to this debate. If you have responded before, do not respond to this debate. After all, if you had nothing rational to say then, you will having nothing rational to say now.

If all you have is "science", do not respond to this debate, for science relies on the your senses and reason, which begs the question of how you know your senses and reason are valid. Perhaps you can tell me, which is fine, but if the way you validate you senses and reason is with your senses and reason, you lose the debate because that is circular reasoning and circular reasoning is not rational.

if you respond in violation of these rules, you automatically lose the debate.
TheRealSpassky101

Pro

You are speaking like atheists aren't even human beings. We are exactly the same as you. I also point out that you are an atheist, when you regard to other religions. So which atheists are you talking about, because you have to mean a certain one, otherwise you are calling EVERYONE crazy people who do not know reason. Also, define reason.
Debate Round No. 1
ViceRegent

Con

Well, it took this fool only a few words to prove he is irrational. As he failed to answer the debate question, he loses the debate. Next.
TheRealSpassky101

Pro

No, you failed to comprehend a simple question that a mentally inconstant child could get at. If you weren't illiterate, you could figure that out. I didn't get to answer your question because it was irrational and made no logical sense. Sorry for your loss, because at this rate, this debate is mine. Also, if you forfeit, you lose. Next argument.
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Posted by TheRealSpassky101 1 year ago
TheRealSpassky101
Wow, I am not even worried about losing. 13%. I know some bad debaters, but...
Posted by Jocularly_Solemn 1 year ago
Jocularly_Solemn
Atheism, Theism, Deism, Pantheism, Agnosticism, etc. are called 'BELIEFS' for a reason, because that's what they are! Simply beliefs. No one can 'prove' what they believe to be truth to be really true or what they believe fictitious to be really fictitious.

It is just a matter of what you feel to be true from within, from your own instincts, experience, etc.

:)

P.S. I am not an atheist.
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