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Teaching skepticism
#11
RE: Teaching skepticism
(2nd October 2016, 23:44)mihoda Wrote: Every so often in my daily life I try to slip people better critical thinking skills.  I find myself prompting people with, 'how do you know that is true?' or, 'what's your source on that?' when they present information.

Do any of you have any favorite go-to prompts or skeptic lessons for people?


I've gotten good milage out of "wtf are you on about this time?"
(16th February 2017, 18:16)TheOther JoeFish Wrote: So what you're saying is that I can harass all of the members I want for the next 168 hours, as long as I do so in my signature?
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#12
RE: Teaching skepticism
Socrates tried some good shit out a few thousand years ago - it's a good place to start.
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson
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#13
RE: Teaching skepticism
I don't know about all this teachin' 'n' stuff. Sounds mighty suspicious.
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#14
RE: Teaching skepticism
And when you finish, if someone can teach me how to be handsome, that would be great...

Also, I want to get in touch with my spirit animal, if someone can point me in the right direction...ta.
Quote:AtlasS33 wrote:
"When it comes to the deiety I worship, he sent a book, it contained a message. I took that message, tested it, then I realized he is God : it didn't break against reality."
Pulse Wrote:
~ Atheism seems so incredibly counter intuitive, that to even begin to take it seriously, one has to suspend all logic."

Religion: making the uncomfortable comfortable for thousands of years.
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#15
RE: Teaching skepticism
Mostly I just look at people weird until they start trying to justify what they said or leave and never talk to me again

Like dis

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#16
RE: Teaching skepticism
Hey, you leave Clarence out of this!
Quote:AtlasS33 wrote:
"When it comes to the deiety I worship, he sent a book, it contained a message. I took that message, tested it, then I realized he is God : it didn't break against reality."
Pulse Wrote:
~ Atheism seems so incredibly counter intuitive, that to even begin to take it seriously, one has to suspend all logic."

Religion: making the uncomfortable comfortable for thousands of years.
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