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Old 12-10-2011, 11:19 PM
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Default Re: Skeptics are irrelevent

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Originally Posted by badhatharry View Post
Well, it's not a very pretty discussion but I think that values are being discussed pretty regularly. There are a lot of questions to be asked and answered. The problem is that a certain side* thought that coming out and saying that the science was settled would impress. Instead it was a total miscalculation of the disposition of people. Our civilization is way past the point of taking orders from on high.

*care to guess?
Certain people* seem to argue more from a distorted sense of class(?) resentment than from any factual or reasoned POV. Asserting what one imagines others saying and trying to rebut that with aphoristic handwaves isn't argument, it's just fallacy and straw-man farming.

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