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GEEZUS
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Winning
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The Contender
AgnosticDeism
Con (against)
Losing
0 Points

Two plus two equals four.

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after 1 vote the winner is...
GEEZUS
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 3/30/2015 Category: Philosophy
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 467 times Debate No: 72593
Debate Rounds (3)
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GEEZUS

Pro

Do you accept?
AgnosticDeism

Con

I accept!
Debate Round No. 1
GEEZUS

Pro

If two people meet up with two other people, that makes four people. I rest my case. 2+2 will always equal four.
AgnosticDeism

Con

2 + 2 doesn't necessarily have to equal anything. Just how we perceive it and process it in our cognitive psyche is that of a mathematics problem because we were trained to it that way at a very young age. So technically we are indoctrinated to perceive it that way. But it doesn't mean it equals four. For example when people see a car in a parking spot they immediately think it's drivable. Well that's not always the case. Cars can just be. They don't have to be driven. Same with math problems.
Debate Round No. 2
GEEZUS

Pro

Con, obviously is desperate to make an argument so he rants on how it doesn't necessarily need to be 4 or even solved. But what we arguing is if 2 + 2 = 4, not if it always equals four.
AgnosticDeism

Con

Well Pro didn't exactly give proof, he just gave an example. I went in depth on how it could not equal 4. Vote con!
Debate Round No. 3
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Vote Placed by Dynasty2468 2 years ago
Dynasty2468
GEEZUSAgnosticDeismTied
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro used logics and mathematics. Con used a slightly weaker argument , basing his argument on philosophy. Con did not explain very well how the example relates to the "2+2≠4".