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Lessons From Debating - Posted by Benji Alexander Smith 2018-02-14 03:58:08
Lol, sorry for the mess of a reply; I'm trying to rush to get back to my debate. Cheers :)
Lessons From Debating - Posted by Benji Alexander Smith 2018-02-14 03:57:32
No, truth isn't about the decisions we make, but the decisions we make point to some understanding of 'truth'... what is was trying to get at are that we often make decisions based on past experiences...
Lessons From Debating - Posted by Benji Alexander Smith 2018-02-14 01:14:43
Right, OK. Well I certainly wouldn't disagree with that. The body of human knowledge that we generally call 'truth' clearly shifts, like dunes in a desert. For instance, at one time it was 'known...
Lessons From Debating - Posted by Benji Alexander Smith 2018-02-13 06:32:16
I want to hear more about this 'I don't believe in truth' position. Sure, the gay marriage issue is one that is absolutely rife with personal feelings, anecdotes, fears, etc. I've done the rounds...
What was your first debate like? - Posted by Benji Alexander Smith 2018-02-13 06:20:41
Story time, I guess. It's an odd question in a way, as I'm in the middle of my first, but it is definitely far more difficult than I anticipated. Previously knowing nothing other than philosophical/th...
Terrible Haircut Stories. - Posted by Benji Alexander Smith 2018-02-13 04:50:15
Felt like it was, but I didn't get a second mirror to check. I have blonde hair anyway, so it's kinda hard to tell, but it would have been down to a few millimeters or so in a few spots.
Terrible Haircut Stories. - Posted by Benji Alexander Smith 2018-02-13 04:43:32
A simple miscalculation of the way a round shape (the back of one's head) and a straight line (scissors) interact. You think you've got the right length at the point you're focusing on, but forget tha...
Terrible Haircut Stories. - Posted by Benji Alexander Smith 2018-02-13 04:33:06
I cut my own hair once after I had had a few light refreshments. I literally took it down to the skull in some areas at the back with a pair of scissors. (No, I don't have photos.)
New Person - Hey guys - Posted by Benji Alexander Smith 2018-02-12 03:32:13
Hey bookydedreamer, I saw your invite, but as I am currently in a debate with nzlockie and he's come out guns blazing (hehe), your invitation will probably expire before he and I get done with th...
New Person - Hey guys - Posted by Benji Alexander Smith 2018-02-09 08:03:26
Hey, I'll gladly debate you, on any topic. We're both new - I figure maybe it would be helpful for both of us? You know, just to learn and whatnot... as opposed to you (being new) going up against som...
A new member posting to simply say 'hello'. - Posted by Benji Alexander Smith 2018-02-09 07:57:53
My name is Benjamin. I have no formal debate experience, but if I am honest, I have been frustrated by the level of the 'competition' on social media for a number of years now (I'm guessing some of yo...