In America, atheists are still in the closet

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So do many other interest and identity groups. Complaint is our political lingua franca: it's what Occupiers, Tea Partiers, Wall Street titans, religious and irreligious people share.

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“Turning coffee into theorems”

Since: Dec 06

Trapped inside a Klein Bottle

#46520 Jan 19, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Is the United KING_dom a monarchy, yes or no?
Are there two sides to a coin, yes or no?
Is the UK a democracy? Yes or no?

See, you ARE engaging in the fallacy of the excluded middle. It is possible for a country to be both. As both Sweden and the UK testify to.

“Marble Man”

Since: Jul 11

Dallas, GA

#46521 Jan 19, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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The kind you can knock over and pick up the glass and none of it is spill't.
Never heard that description before. Your preferred brand?

“Turning coffee into theorems”

Since: Dec 06

Trapped inside a Klein Bottle

#46522 Jan 19, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Of course, we can further demonstrate what the "excluded middle" fallacy is by using what a quote is and isn't.
A quote is the exact words of a person as they were said or written. To add or delete (to change) what a person said or wrote and attempt to pass it off as a quote is of course a lie.
So either something is a quote, or it isn't a quote.
This doesn't require your agreement, by the way.
If you try to pass off something as a quote (specifically when it is marked as such) and it isn't EXACTLY the same, then it isn't a quote.
There is no middle ground, there is no third option. There is no fallacy in asking whether or not something was or was not a quote.
Yet another logical fallacy...that because one example fits your assertion, EVERY example fits your assertion.

So...the mammals known as beagles are dogs, therefore every mammal must be a dog. How silly.

Since: Feb 11

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#46523 Jan 19, 2013
General Robert E Lee wrote:
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Never heard that description before. Your preferred brand?
I'm not interested in continuing the conversation, if you want to know what kind of beer I drink google my name and beer.

Since: Feb 11

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#46524 Jan 19, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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sweden is a representative democracy
~stomp stomp stomp~

Since: Feb 11

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#46525 Jan 19, 2013
Mikko wrote:
a coin can stand on the edge
An edge is not a side.

But I am a sport: you start flipping a coin now. when you get that coin to land and stand on it's edge on a flat surface, I'll stop posting on this thread.

Until you do: you agree to stop posting here.

Agreed?

Let me know: happy to work out the details...

Since: Feb 11

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#46526 Jan 19, 2013
Darwins Stepchild wrote:
So...the mammals known as beagles are dogs, therefore every mammal must be a dog. How silly.
Thanks for continuing to post as a NotBot such silly assertions that belong entirely to you.

A person is or is not pregnant.

There is not a third option.

It is like the QUOTE is or is not a quote- and how I proved you a liar above.

Since: Feb 11

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#46527 Jan 19, 2013
Darwins Stepchild wrote:
Is the UK a democracy?
The United KING_dom is a monarchy.

Have I not made my position clear?

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Sweden

#46528 Jan 19, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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~stomp stomp stomp~
yes you are!

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Sweden

#46529 Jan 19, 2013
Darwins Stepchild wrote:
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Is the UK a democracy? Yes or no?
See, you ARE engaging in the fallacy of the excluded middle. It is possible for a country to be both. As both Sweden and the UK testify to.
Yes

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Sweden

#46530 Jan 19, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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An edge is not a side.
But I am a sport: you start flipping a coin now. when you get that coin to land and stand on it's edge on a flat surface, I'll stop posting on this thread.
Until you do: you agree to stop posting here.
Agreed?
Let me know: happy to work out the details...
i do not make agreements with americans

Since: Feb 11

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#46531 Jan 19, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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Yes
NOpe.

Two-sided coin has two sides.

I see you gave up already...

Since: Feb 11

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#46532 Jan 19, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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i do not make agreements with americans
You don't make winning arguments with Americans.

“Turning coffee into theorems”

Since: Dec 06

Trapped inside a Klein Bottle

#46533 Jan 19, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Thanks for continuing to post as a NotBot such silly assertions that belong entirely to you.
A person is or is not pregnant.
There is not a third option.
It is like the QUOTE is or is not a quote- and how I proved you a liar above.
Even when presented with a silly example of the "logic" you are using...and you agree with the silliness of that position...you fail to see that your original position is just as silly.

Sad. Truly sad.

“Turning coffee into theorems”

Since: Dec 06

Trapped inside a Klein Bottle

#46534 Jan 19, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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NOpe.
Two-sided coin has two sides.
I see you gave up already...
Where you fail is that not everything is a two sided coin.
brown eyes

Roanoke, VA

#46535 Jan 19, 2013
Does Saturday February 2, 2002 6:15 P.M. WTO protesters ring a bell 400 of yours Alqaeda. Ask about thee health of engineer number four prisons. GF008 Safer World 2013.

Since: Feb 11

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#46536 Jan 19, 2013
Darwins Stepchild wrote:
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Where you fail is that not everything is a two sided coin.
Poor NotBot: unable to back his own assertions, he falls once again to making the straw man.

Of course, I never asserted everything is a two-sided coin.

Of course- you lack the ethics to quote me and you can (have and will gain) change whatever it I said to something else.

Since: Feb 11

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#46537 Jan 19, 2013
Reminding you that I proved you to be, again, a liar

What I said:
(quote)
"There is no middle ground, there is no range of choices."
(/quote)

What you claimed I said (and do notice the quote marks):

(quoted:)
A perfect example of the Excluded Middle fallacy - particularly amusing since you just admitted that there IS a "range of choices".

(/quote)

Now we have you insisting that I said everything is a two-sided coin...

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#46538 Jan 19, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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PS: Sweden is a monarchy. the United KING_dom is a monarchy.
There isn't "range" of monarchies anymore than there is a range of 'tails' in a flip of a coin- it is either a tails or it isn't.
Sorry but that statement is simply not true. There are ranges of monarchies.

For example
United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and Commonwealth realm. The Queen doesn't wield any real power

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-...

Saudi Arabia is a monarchy. King ABDALLAH bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saudhas all the power

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-...

Since: Feb 11

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#46539 Jan 19, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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Sorry but that statement is simply not true. There are ranges of monarchies.
The are many kinds of monarchies.

But a country is a monarchy or it isn't.

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