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Religion True Or False

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 10/31/2014 Category: Society
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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JGSA222

Pro

How can you know if your religion is true?
intellectuallyprimitive

Con

Thank you pro, I will the opposer to the notion that religion is true or false. I will be arguing that the concept of religion is neither true nor false. I will provide a few examples below.

Religion - an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, and rules used to worship a god or a group of gods.
True - in accordance with fact or reality.
False - not according with truth or fact; incorrect

Provided the definitions, the concept of religion can neither be true nor false, however the claims, beliefs, ideologies, and philosophies contained within certain religions, can be true or false. For example; Christianity, as a religion, is neither true nor false, albeit the claim prevalently perpetuated that Noah's flood did indeed occur, has been demonstrably verified as false.

I await Pro's arguments in the proceeding round.

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Debate Round No. 1
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Pro

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Debate Round No. 2
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Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by cheyennebodie 2 years ago
cheyennebodie
Observation. I look at human behavior and then read the word which describes the intent of the heart in human behavior.And God's word is right on target. I conclude that only the one who made us could be that accurate.
Posted by PhilK 2 years ago
PhilK
That's not really a pro or con statement. Perhaps you should rephrase it to something like "You don't know for sure that your religion is true" and then argue the pro or con position depending on what you believe.
Posted by XDM 2 years ago
XDM
If you mean how can I know something for certain then I'm afraid no one has an answer. There are very not many things that a man can say are absolutely true and that have no logical arguments against. I could say that anything you believe is a result of extensive manipulation or that you are in a constant state of dreaming or hypnosis or hallucination. And you would be hard pressed to prove me wrong, whether or not my claims are improbable.
Posted by YellowPandaBear 2 years ago
YellowPandaBear
You probably want to clarify the resolution a bit.
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