Rational Debate in the World Today

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What is the state of rational debate in the world today? Plenty of people call for rational debate. Is it actually being practiced?
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No, you're not entitled to your opinion
almost 6 years ago from theconversation.edu.au
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Every year, I try to do at least two things with my students at least once. First, I make a point of addressing them as “philosophers” – a bit cheesy, but hopefully...
This quote sums up this article perfectly: "You are not entitled to your opinion. You are only entitled to what you can argue for."
How to Determine If A Controversial Statement Is Scientifically True
almost 6 years ago from lifehacker.com
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Every day, we're confronted with claims that others present as fact. Some are easily debunked, some are clearly true, and some are particularly difficult to get to the bottom of. So how...
Here's a great article from Lifehacker about researching controversial statements. How do you research stuff on the internet?
How To Have A Rational Discussion « Thought Catalog
over 6 years ago from thoughtcatalog.com
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This is a great flowchart that describes how to have a rational discussion.
Rational Debate on the Internet Today | The Rational Debate Blog
over 6 years ago from blog.therationaldebate.com
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Is rational debate possible on the internet today?  I think so.  Many people think that debating on the internet is pointless.  I agree that this is true in the case of message boards,...
Read our thoughts on the state of rational debate on the internet today.
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