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Beliefs:Privatist Propertarian. Austrian Subjectivist. Soft Determinist. Individualist Minarchist. Agnostic Atheist. Interested in solipsism, universal reconciliation, and voluntaryism.
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"All silencing of discussion is an assumption of infallibility." -John Stuart Mill

"Government is good at one thing. It knows how to cripple you, hand you a crutch, and then tell you that you couldn't walk without government." -Harry Brown

"What's going on in my country?"
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"Man has known and now he's blown it upside down and hell's the only sound. We did an awful job and now they say it's nobody's fault."
-Aerosmith

"So I concluded that the dead are better off than the living. And most fortunate of all are those who were never born." -Ecclesiastes 4:2-3a

"By doubting we come to enquiry, through enquiry to the truth." - Abelard
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The United States should abolish the death penalty

thett3
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First round is acceptance. 2nd round is constructive, no rebuttals, 3rd & 4th are for rebuttals. Cross examination is permitted. No new arguments in the last round. The death penalty will be defined in this round as: The punishment of execution, administered to someone convicted of a capital crime....

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All Agnostics are also Atheists

jar2187
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I will argue that all agnostics are actually, in fact, atheists (and not the other way around)... My argument: There's a difference between "knowledge" and "belief". For example: I can know that a black cat has four legs. I can have this knowledge despite any other beliefs I might have. I can believe that 1) This black cat will land on his feet if scooted off the table, and 2) This black cat is bad luck because it is black. And we can have many more beliefs about the cat despite the knowledg...

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Mixed economies work better then fully socialist or fully capitalist economies.

socialpinko
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I will argue the pro that mixed economies function better then fully socialist or fully capitalist economies. Mixed economy: an economic system that combines private and state enterprises wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn socialist economy: an economic system based on state ownership of capital wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn Capitalist economy: an economic system based on private ownership of capital wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn...

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morality is not possible without god's help.

bradshaw93
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I will argue that morality is not possible without god's help....

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Time: Did events ever exist if there are no records and no memory of it?

tazitombi
wjmelements

How can we say certain events in history occurred if there is no written or spoken memory of them. If there was a war in say the 1520 and one side was completely eliminated and the other made no record of the victory - the event did not happen. We can only recall time and events as long there is a memory of them. If there is no proof of the event, it cannot have happened....

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