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ViceRegent
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sboss18
Pro (for)

How do atheists rationally know truth from fiction?

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Started: 12/19/2016 Category: Religion
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Debating Period
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ViceRegent

Con

IF YOU ARE UNABLE OR UNWILLING TO READ THIS WHOLE POST AND THEN RESPOND TO THE SINGLE QUESTION IT ASKS, GO AWAY. I FIND IT HILARIOUS THAT THESE ATHEISTS KEEP VOMITING WORDS AND YET NOT ONE HAS ANSWERED MY Q.

Atheists love to live under the delusion that they are the guardians of rationality. But how can they hold this title when they cannot even articulate a rational way to know truth from fiction. If they cannot do this, they are literally ignorant and the ignorant cannot guard anything. SO, BY WHAT METHOD DOES ANY ATHEIST CLAIM TO RATIONALLY KNOW TRUTH FROM FICTION?

Answering this question is the sole purpose for this debate. I have even put it in capital letters for those to dense to get it. If you are unable or unwilling to answer this question, do not respond to this debate. Likewise, if you do not believe in reality, believe you make it up or deny it is objective or knowable, or if you do not know how to rationally know truth from fiction, do not respond to this debate. If you are terrified of cross-examination or madly in love with red herrings, do not respond to this debate. If you have responded before, do not respond to this debate. After all, if you had nothing rational to say then, you will having nothing rational to say now.

If all you have is "science", do not respond to this debate, for science relies on the your senses and reason, which begs the question of how you know your senses and reason are valid. Perhaps you can tell me, which is fine, but if the way you validate you senses and reason is with your senses and reason, you lose the debate because that is circular reasoning and circular reasoning is not rational.

if you respond in violation of these rules, you automatically lose the debate.
sboss18

Pro

Given the insane character limit for discussing a topic so complex, I have decided to post my Round 1 argument on Pastebin which can be found at the link below. Since he didn't say otherwise, I'm assuming this is okay since this topic takes more than 2,000 characters to accurately discuss.


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[S3] http://www.iep.utm.edu...


Debate Round No. 1
ViceRegent

Con

As this fool failed to answer the Q, he loses the debate.
sboss18

Pro

I extend my previous argument as Con is not taking his own debate seriously and did not refute any of my points.
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Debate Round No. 4
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Posted by sboss18 1 year ago
sboss18
Con is avoiding this debate since he has no counterargument.
Posted by Yozavad 1 year ago
Yozavad
You claim to be a Christian:

http://www.debate.org......

"I believe in the triune God, father, son, holy spirit."--------Viceregent

You claim to be a Muslim:

http://www.debate.org......

" Every believer wants Allah....."-----------Viceregent

Later in that SAME forum, you claim to be an ATHEIST!

At 5/10/2016 1:38:14 PM, ViceRegent wrote: "All invisible supernatural gods are mythical characters. To worship any of them is childish superstition."

So, are you Christian, Muslim, or atheist?
Posted by Masterful 1 year ago
Masterful
No mate, you don't set a 2k limit and violate that. i will be voting against you here for cheating.
Posted by canis 1 year ago
canis
How do atheists rationally know truth from fiction?
Atheist trust that they have put on theire pants when they walk out the door. Theist are the ones who ask you if they got theires on...And trust you...
Posted by sboss18 1 year ago
sboss18
Under my P1 argument, it should read "falls* under the group".
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