Posts tagged ‘debate’

March 5, 2013

Want to win any climate change argument?

A flow chart for debating with denialists.

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Climate Debate FlowChart

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February 2, 2012

Argument vs. Debate: Can we tell the difference anymore?

I just see no profit in continuing a discussion with someone who simply wants to argue.” This was the final comment made during a discussion I had online recently. It all began with a blog post I happened upon criticizing the President’s decision to deny the Keystone Pipeline permit claiming it was another example of policies meant to ruin the economy and deny Americans access to energy. Despite a couple of initial comments referring to my “kool-aid drinking” the back and forth progressed in a fairly civil manner.

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