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LittleFluffyClouds's Avatar Jump to comment 8 by LittleFluffyClouds

You're wasting your time.

When their arguments are this stupid, the only hope is to address the emotional state and the ulterior motives that make people search for some argument, any argument.

They'll just think of another bullshit argument, like 'Atheists think its ok to kill children because anything is permitted when you don't have Jesus.' Then, when you refute that argument, the audience will have forgotten that you refuted the first argument, so they'll repeat it. ('But there are no intermediate fossils!')

What they are doing is using the convention of communication to create the illusion of content. When you're totally outmatched, you just repeat yourself and hope for the best.

Hope you didn't spend more than 20 minutes writing this.

Wed, 03 Feb 2010 20:39:00 UTC | #438216