’50 Shades of Grey:’ The Debate

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Whether or not you’ll be watching ’50 Shades of Grey,’ you’ll be asked to discuss it’s worth. James Halcomb gives you other options this Valentine’s Day.

Comment of the Day: When discussing passionate beliefs, attitude matters.

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When it comes to discussing ideas and making intellectual progress, attitude matters.

How Do We Discuss Passionately Held Beliefs with People Who Hold Conflicting Beliefs with Equal Passion?

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“If we hold our beliefs so passionately, with such certainty that we are right and with such absence of “doubt”, how can we ever hope to enlighten and change the minds of those with opposing views?”

Point/CounterPoint: The Ethics of Being a Sports Fan

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Mike Kasdan moderates a Saturday Night Live style Point/CounterPoint Debate between Wai Sallas and Marty Josephson. More Cowbell!

Are You The Reacher Or The Settler?

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Ever heard of the reacher/settler debate? Jordan Gray has something new to say about it.

Is It Acceptable to Wear Pajamas at Your Kids’ Bus Stop?

Is It Acceptable to Wear Pajamas at Your Kid’s Bus Stop?

Aaron Gouveia is locked in a debate for the ages with his wife, all about the appropriateness of wearing pajama pants outside of the house

Why I’m Glad Bill Nye Debated Young Earth Creationist Ken Ham

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Mark Greene believes we all have to engage the debate that Bill Nye took on.

Red Herrings: They’re Just Like Hitler

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A red herring isn’t a fish, but rather the stinkiest method to blow a discussion off course.

Please Respect Our Circum-Decision

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Renee Lute is asking for one thing in regards to the circumcision debate: Respect her and her husbands choice as parents.

Here We Go Again – The End of Men Debate

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Danielle Paradis is so tired of divisive debates that accomplish nothing but alienating men and women from one another.

Should Pot Be Legalized? (Video)

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Finally, a sensible debate on the legalization of pot

Five Ways to Fight Like a (Modern) Man

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Navigating the brave new world of the modern argument.

John Oliver Rebuttals, Hilariously, Arguments Against Raising the Minimum-Wage

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John Oliver takes on the pull-yourself-up-by-the-bootstraps argument.

If My Story is More Important Than Yours…We’re Both Screwed

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We have become a world of skeptics, dismissing the stories of our fellow human beings with dogmatic precision. We can do better.

Is It Better to Be a Guy or a Girl?

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Coke v. Pepsi, Ford v. Chevy—we all have our favorites. So which is better: being a guy, or a girl?