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Meh
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Calvincambridge
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Moon is made of Cheese

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Started: 7/25/2011 Category: Philosophy
Updated: 6 years ago Status: Voting Period
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Meh

Pro

Hello, i'm andrew. i'm new.
i'm an aspiring philosopher. i'm a high-school student. i've been studying philosophy for a couple months now.
i join this site because forum-based arguments are too messy. i would like to argue against more-experienced and more well-read philosophers than I.

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I argue that Moon is made of cheese. But of course, this is a ludicrous position to argue. What I argue, more specifically, is that the proposition, "Moon is made of Cheese", is no less truer than such propositions commonly held to be true as "Moon is not made of cheese."

I base my argument on the fact that all existential propositions merely state the possibility of something's ontological status--to be elaborated in the debate.
Calvincambridge

Con

I'm new too please prove the moon is made of cheese
Debate Round No. 1
Meh

Pro

Meh forfeited this round.
Calvincambridge

Con

Please post your argument
Debate Round No. 2
Meh

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Meh forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
Meh

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Meh forfeited this round.
Calvincambridge

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Calvincambridge forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 4
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Posted by KristophKP 6 years ago
KristophKP
I would recommend that you stay away from using misleading debate resolutions. That's something that should stay in the forums.
Posted by Meh 6 years ago
Meh
I'm not going to go Wittgensteinian on my opponent, if that is what everyone is worried about.
"I base my argument on the fact that all existential propositions merely state the possibility of something's ontological status--to be elaborated in the debate."
That's not the same as what Wittgenstein says, only tangentially so.
Just because I have Wittgenstein as my profile picture does not necessarily mean i'm going to regurgitate his philosophy. Just as he has his philosophy, i have my own.
Posted by joze14rock 6 years ago
joze14rock
Beware the later Wittgenstein...
Posted by wjmelements 6 years ago
wjmelements
Meh:

I recommend following the rules of language as closely as possible. It's a voting category.
Posted by Kinesis 6 years ago
Kinesis
Fan of Wittgenstein, huh? I need to read up on Wittgenstein.
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro actually made an argument
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeits and No adherence to the laws of grammar=Loss of overall debate, Meh.
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeit and Grammar
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