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vi_spex
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Richardsonalj
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fear is a joke i forgot to laugh at

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Richardsonalj
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 10/6/2015 Category: Science
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 186 times Debate No: 80592
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Richardsonalj

Con

Fear is quite natural, and shouldn't be thought of as a joke. Though you can laugh at a person for having a strange fear, it's probably for a good reason.

Fears tend to form as a child. A child can naturally fear the dark, simply because it is harder to see, leaving the unknown in front of them. A child's fear can also be influenced by the agent of society; while here we may be afraid of something as a norm, another place may find it silly, while being afraid of something we find silly.

It is also necessary to our survival. It's the one thing that keeps us alive. Without fear, we would run into dangerous situations without knowing it. If people weren't afraid of spiders and snakes, they'd probably play with them, and end up dead. (Darwinism?)

Fear is not a joke, but rather an important part of existence.
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by PowerPikachu21 1 year ago
PowerPikachu21
vi_spex: "No?" isn't this a concession? He's kinda abandoning his case.
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Vote Placed by truthiskey 1 year ago
truthiskey
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Reasons for voting decision: Con was debating while pro had 3 characters in his case