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ViceRegent
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MeghanFlowers
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How do atheists rationally know truth from fiction?

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Started: 12/18/2016 Category: Philosophy
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Debating Period
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ViceRegent

Con

IF YOU ARE UNABLE OR UNWILLING TO READ THIS WHOLE POST AND THEN RESPOND TO THE SINGLE QUESTION IT ASKS, GO AWAY. I FIND IT HILARIOUS THAT THESE ATHEISTS KEEP VOMITING WORDS AND YET NOT ONE HAS ANSWERED MY Q.

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, BY WHAT METHOD DOES ANY ATHEIST CLAIM TO RATIONALLY KNOW TRUTH FROM FICTION?

Answering this question is the sole purpose for this debate. I have even put it in capital letters for those to dense to get it. 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.
MeghanFlowers

Pro

First, let me get some things straight. I am Christian. I believe in God. Christianity is a religion. Just like Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and Atheism. If you follow a religion, you stand up for your beliefs. Atheists stand up for theirs. Atheists claim to rationally know truth from fiction because they believe that God does not exist, just like Christians claim to rationally know truth from fiction because of their beliefs. Saying Atheists can't rationally know truth from fiction is offensive to them. They are allowed to have their own beliefs and criticizing people's beliefs is wrong. It's the same as criticizing people's culture, political party, and their stance on things in life such as abortion and medical marijuana. You don't know the truth and neither do they. You can believe what you want but criticizing others beliefs is wrong.
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ViceRegent

Con

Why do these losers insist on murdering poor electrons? This is a perfect example of why God commands women to be silent due to their being ethically deceived.
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Posted by tejretics 1 year ago
tejretics
This is basically the transcendental argument for God... so I must begin by asking you this question: how do *theists* rationally know "truth" from "fiction"?
Posted by vi_spex 1 year ago
vi_spex
such a disbeliever
Posted by vi_spex 1 year ago
vi_spex
are you saying observation is related to proof vice?
Posted by vi_spex 1 year ago
vi_spex
nonono, you only have your senses and reasoning to confirm the existence of science...
Posted by ViceRegent 1 year ago
ViceRegent
Is it? How do you know? Are you a credentialed scientist?
Posted by lannan13 1 year ago
lannan13
Science is factual, just saying.
Posted by vi_spex 1 year ago
vi_spex
btw, reality is true, no belief involved
Posted by vi_spex 1 year ago
vi_spex
or fallacies, self delusion
Posted by vi_spex 1 year ago
vi_spex
upgrade it, its sobbing in lies
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