Posts Tagged ‘argument’

Autumn in the Sovereign Zone: Why “It’s My Body, I Can Do What I Want” Won’t Do

Autumn in the Sovereign Zone[1] Anyone who has ever heard a conversation about abortion has heard pro-choice statements like: “My body, my choice.” “You can’t tell another person what she can’t do with her own body.” “The fetus is part of her body.” “The fetus is inside her body.” When...
October 2nd, 2013 | Abortion, Bioethics, Ethics, Family Issues, Human Rights, Social Justice | Read More

Arguing Against an Invalid Viewpoint

Today, as always, Christians find themselves in head to head disputes over issues they cannot compromise. No matter what creative thinking either side might apply, there are things they cannot and will not do. On certain doctrinal and social issues, there is no alternative perspective to the orthodox...
April 29th, 2013 | Abstract Argument, Philosophy, Religion | Read More

“You’re Just Plain Wrong (And Probably Evil)”: Adult Intellectual Development

“It gives them an excuse to push their own agenda on guns,” the words rolled out from under his mustache while he leaned back in his chair, agitated. “I think they’re glad it happened.” Glad it happened? I reeled a little with disbelief. How could he possibly think so? There...
February 18th, 2013 | Culture, Education | Read More