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4/27/2016 5:49:20 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
This is a 3v3 debate and it needs quite a few judges.
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4/27/2016 6:34:58 PM
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At 4/27/2016 5:49:20 PM, SNP1 wrote:
This is a 3v3 debate and it needs quite a few judges.
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I can judge it
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4/30/2016 5:31:00 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
Need debaters as well (surprised that there isn't a single definitive defender of historicity yet).
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4/30/2016 7:15:27 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 4/30/2016 5:31:00 PM, SNP1 wrote:
Need debaters as well (surprised that there isn't a single definitive defender of historicity yet).

Only die-hard Christians would take Pro on that debate. Anyone who relies on logic and/or reasoning knows that there is no definitive proof of his existence.

If you are fishing for an easy win, this is it. Might as well advertise this in the religion sub-forum to speed things up.
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4/30/2016 7:18:50 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 4/30/2016 7:15:27 PM, Blade-of-Truth wrote:
At 4/30/2016 5:31:00 PM, SNP1 wrote:
Need debaters as well (surprised that there isn't a single definitive defender of historicity yet).

Only die-hard Christians would take Pro on that debate. Anyone who relies on logic and/or reasoning knows that there is no definitive proof of his existence.

Well, the strong consensus within the field is that Jesus did exist (so there is quite a bit of scholarship that anyone can look at), and there are some good arguments that can be made, so I don't think that is entirely accurate (I know Wylted is somewhat anti-Mythicist and he is no die hard Christian).

If you are fishing for an easy win, this is it. Might as well advertise this in the religion sub-forum to speed things up.

I have advertised it there.
One is a maybe (depending on how the Spring Tourney goes).
The other seems like a no.
I have found judges and one other to join the Mythicist team, but that is all.
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4/30/2016 8:35:56 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 4/30/2016 7:18:50 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 4/30/2016 7:15:27 PM, Blade-of-Truth wrote:
At 4/30/2016 5:31:00 PM, SNP1 wrote:
Need debaters as well (surprised that there isn't a single definitive defender of historicity yet).

Only die-hard Christians would take Pro on that debate. Anyone who relies on logic and/or reasoning knows that there is no definitive proof of his existence.

Well, the strong consensus within the field is that Jesus did exist (so there is quite a bit of scholarship that anyone can look at), and there are some good arguments that can be made, so I don't think that is entirely accurate (I know Wylted is somewhat anti-Mythicist and he is no die hard Christian).

There was once a strong consensus that the world was flat too - doesn't mean they're right. Sure there can be good arguments made, but it's still an easy win for you since, at the end of the day, the only empirical evidence is text from a book.

If you are fishing for an easy win, this is it. Might as well advertise this in the religion sub-forum to speed things up.

I have advertised it there.
One is a maybe (depending on how the Spring Tourney goes).
The other seems like a no.
I have found judges and one other to join the Mythicist team, but that is all.

Yeah, don't be too disappointed if no-one takes it. While there are plenty of Christians and believers on this site, I don't think you'll find a true challenge anywhere for this topic aside from other major religion forums around the web.
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5/1/2016 11:06:30 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
Well, do you want to judge it if we can find 3 people for the historicist team?
The mythicist team is now filled, we just need a few judges and the historicist team and we are ready to go.
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5/1/2016 5:38:25 PM
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At 5/1/2016 11:06:30 AM, SNP1 wrote:
Well, do you want to judge it if we can find 3 people for the historicist team?

Absolutely!
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5/3/2016 2:41:14 PM
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At 5/1/2016 5:38:25 PM, Blade-of-Truth wrote:
At 5/1/2016 11:06:30 AM, SNP1 wrote:
Well, do you want to judge it if we can find 3 people for the historicist team?

Absolutely!

I do trust that you will not be biased, but the rule for judges is to state religious position and position on if Jesus existed or not (so we can make it so no 3 judges that support mythicism and are atheists or historicity and are Christian are voting on the same debate).
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5/3/2016 6:01:04 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/3/2016 2:41:14 PM, SNP1 wrote:
At 5/1/2016 5:38:25 PM, Blade-of-Truth wrote:
At 5/1/2016 11:06:30 AM, SNP1 wrote:
Well, do you want to judge it if we can find 3 people for the historicist team?

Absolutely!

I do trust that you will not be biased, but the rule for judges is to state religious position and position on if Jesus existed or not (so we can make it so no 3 judges that support mythicism and are atheists or historicity and are Christian are voting on the same debate).

That's understandable. I am an agnostic theist and have yet to arrive at my own conclusion on whether Jesus actually existed or not. So, in this debate I will either be convinced he did or didn't exist and have no preconceived opinion in that regard.
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5/4/2016 7:01:42 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 4/30/2016 8:35:56 PM, Blade-of-Truth wrote:
There was once a strong consensus that the world was flat too - doesn't mean they're right. Sure there can be good arguments made, but it's still an easy win for you since, at the end of the day, the only empirical evidence is text from a book.

The Bible. Which is accurate. :)
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