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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #87 on: March 24, 2010, 06:25:43 AM »
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I'm ready to debate a Christian, but I prefer him to be  priest or head of church, as most Christians don't know their own religion or are not able to resolve controversial issues in the bible

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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #88 on: March 24, 2010, 07:12:12 AM »
You'd best find an appropriate Christian, first.
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #89 on: March 24, 2010, 07:25:11 AM »
Quote from: SoA
I'm ready to debate a Christian, but I prefer him to be  priest or head of church, as most Christians don't know their own religion or are not able to resolve controversial issues in the bible

Good luck finding someone like that here.  Fortunately, there are plenty of non-Christians here who know the religion and the bible better than most priests.
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #90 on: March 24, 2010, 07:46:46 AM »
I've already asked Bible student to be the debating christian. He has not yet responded to my PM. Neither have you Servant of Allah...
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #91 on: March 24, 2010, 10:14:42 AM »
And I don't think he should.

I think this person needs to go to a christian board if he wants to debate a christian/church leader/priest, etc.

What are we now, the work-out rooms for muslims to practice their conversion tactics on?
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #92 on: March 24, 2010, 10:40:07 AM »
I've already asked Bible student to be the debating christian. He has not yet responded to my PM. Neither have you Servant of Allah...
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #93 on: March 24, 2010, 11:03:26 AM »
...you agree that you havn't responded to his PM?
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #94 on: March 24, 2010, 03:53:26 PM »
^lol rofl lmao
That was my exact response.
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #95 on: March 24, 2010, 04:00:19 PM »
@Gimpy,

I would like to see a debate between a Muslim and a Christian. I think it would be very educational to everyone.

This was actually posted on this thread some time back. Many people agreed that they'd like to see this debate go down. As I pointed out to an atheist forum would be the ideal place to have such a debate. No accusations of bias will be be raised (hopefully).   

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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #96 on: March 24, 2010, 05:53:52 PM »
@Gimpy,


This was actually posted on this thread some time back. Many people agreed that they'd like to see this debate go down. As I pointed out to an atheist forum would be the ideal place to have such a debate. No accusations of bias will be be raised (hopefully).   



My comment wasn't about his debating a christian, it was his demand (more or less) the TYPE of christian - a priest or some other religious leader within whatever christian sect or organization.

Debating with a christian, no big deal, but if he wants to hone up on his verbal debate with religious leaders, he really needs to do that somewhere else.

But that's just my opinion.
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #97 on: March 24, 2010, 05:56:56 PM »
I think a debate like this would be of great interest to the forum. I hope we can get something going. However, as has been said, I doubt we have any priests or the like on board, but I could be wrong.

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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #98 on: March 25, 2010, 01:36:19 AM »
I think you can also read some famous debates on the net (I'll search you some)

It will help you get an idea about the differences between the 2 religions
here is some points, I hope that you think about it, while reading:

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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #99 on: March 25, 2010, 03:56:54 AM »
^Save it for the actual debate. And remember that you'll be expected to backup any claims you made with evidence. If this debate is going down it's going to have to a proper debate, not just an argument where each side insists it is right.
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #100 on: March 25, 2010, 08:35:02 AM »
I think you can also read some famous debates on the net (I'll search you some)

It will help you get an idea about the differences between the 2 religions
here is some points, I hope that you think about it, while reading:

The same thing could be given to you Servant of Allah. Atheists could give you famous debates and hope that you think about them while reading.

Don't start a debate in this thread with the presupposition that you are correct, that's why I deleted your remarks. Save it for a debate or a thread in the main forum. This thread is only to arrange debate challenges.

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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #101 on: March 25, 2010, 11:50:40 AM »
Bible student has just informed me that he'd rather not participate in the debate...
So does any one have a christian candidate?
You could even try inviting someone whose not a member to come participate...
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #102 on: March 25, 2010, 12:08:35 PM »
Well, considerd:  Regardless of anyone's religious persuasion, or lack thereof, why would anyone want to try to "debate" someone like SoA?  I know that if I wanted to debate a Muslim, I'd probably seek to debate you, since you're clearly capable of actually debating.  BibleStudent probably feels similarly.
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #103 on: March 25, 2010, 01:58:27 PM »
Well yes that is exactly why Biblestudent declined the debate. And I sympathies with his decision, but unfortunately people like SoA exist. Many muslims though share his view points, and in order to fight these ideologies we must first fully understand them. Even though I detest SoA as much as any of you (probably more), I still think a debate with him would be err... 'enlightening'.
As for my self.... I'm not really one to debate for Islam as my views are very.... unorthodox. I'd rather see as more main stream mind set dissected.         
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #104 on: March 25, 2010, 02:00:43 PM »
Perhaps you should debate SoA?
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #105 on: March 26, 2010, 10:42:48 AM »
I think you can also read some famous debates on the net (I'll search you some)

It will help you get an idea about the differences between the 2 religions
here is some points, I hope that you think about it, while reading:

The same thing could be given to you Servant of Allah. Atheists could give you famous debates and hope that you think about them while reading.

Don't start a debate in this thread with the presupposition that you are correct, that's why I deleted your remarks. Save it for a debate or a thread in the main forum. This thread is only to arrange debate challenges.
I agree
I'm ready to make a debate with an Atheist but we will not the big jump in one true
Instead of debating if Islam is correct or not
I propose a debate title of
"Islam can not be proven wrong, while other religions can be proved to be false"

I think this will help a lot of you clearing false ideas about Islam


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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #106 on: March 26, 2010, 12:05:53 PM »
OK, do we have any takers on this debate challenge?

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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #107 on: March 26, 2010, 12:14:27 PM »
OK, do we have any takers on this debate challenge?

So does any one have a christian candidate?
You could even try inviting someone whose not a member to come participate...

Perhaps invite Maj back to the forum?!? He obviously likes to debate, and he has some arguments (even if they are not his own). I wonder how well he'll debate members of other religions.
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #108 on: March 26, 2010, 01:59:09 PM »

I'm ready to make a debate with an Atheist but we will not the big jump in one true



I think Admin1 was referring to this challenge. Yet I agree it would be 'nice' to have majesty debate SoA too.
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #109 on: March 26, 2010, 02:44:48 PM »
I would be interested in debating Bad Pear on the supposed objectivity of certain moral values, if he is interested.
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #110 on: March 26, 2010, 04:01:33 PM »

"Islam can not be proven wrong, while other religions can be proved to be false"



You might as well take that part out of the debate. As nearly everyone on this site is atheist, I doubt they disagree with that part. :-)
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #111 on: March 26, 2010, 04:48:09 PM »
"Islam can not be proven wrong, ...
Neither can it be proven right.  Like Christianity, Islam's tenets are unprovable and unfalsifiable.  That makes a debate about Islam a waste of time.

Islam is as false a religion as any other; or, it's as true as any other.  Take your pick.

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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #112 on: March 26, 2010, 05:15:51 PM »
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I agree
I'm ready to make a debate with an Atheist but we will not the big jump in one true
Instead of debating if Islam is correct or not
I propose a debate title of
"Islam can not be proven wrong, while other religions can be proved to be false"
If SoA wants to debate an atheist, and a christian cannot be found, I'd like to try debating him. I've never had a debate with a Muslim, and would like to get the experience.
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #113 on: March 26, 2010, 08:15:33 PM »
Please tell me how this:


Instead of debating if Islam is correct or not

Is materially different from THIS:

I propose a debate title of
"Islam can not be proven wrong, while other religions can be proved to be false"


Sounds like a sandbag, to me.

Edited to add a word.

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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #114 on: March 27, 2010, 02:21:16 AM »
You know what I'd like to see?

Servant of Allah!  Infidel Mohammad!  FIGHT!  (Well, "DEBATE!"...) :D
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Re: Debate Challenges
« Reply #115 on: March 27, 2010, 02:29:25 AM »
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I agree
I'm ready to make a debate with an Atheist but we will not the big jump in one true
Instead of debating if Islam is correct or not
I propose a debate title of
"Islam can not be proven wrong, while other religions can be proved to be false"
If SoA wants to debate an atheist, and a christian cannot be found, I'd like to try debating him. I've never had a debate with a Muslim, and would like to get the experience.
You are welcome

What is the procedure? should an admin start a debate and be judge, does he give a score?
the subject will be "Nothing can be used to prove Islam wrong,  while other religions can be proved wrong"