Tag Archive | debating

Friday Feminism: Blogging while Feminist – a 3-comment rule?

I was reading something over at Pharyngula today where PZ Myers was alerting his commentors to brace for an influx of creationist debaters following a particular story getting picked up by both Digg and Reddit, and he reminded them of his 3-comment rule for dealing with newbie debating opponents. Don’t attack without mercy until they’ve […]

Slippery Slopes and Begging Other Questions

Quick – what’s the difference between begging the question and raising the question? If you’re not sure, and especially if you’ve never even thought there was a difference, you need to brush up on rhetorical tricks and logical fallacies before you wade out into debates. Start here.