controversy

  1. N

    The Art of Controversy

    ' Some recent postings have reminded me of the proper grounds for conducting an argument. One of the best (and most amusing) introductions into the subject is by Arthur Schopenhauer: The Art of Controversy By following Schopenhauer's guidance, you should be able always to discover...
  2. arcturus88

    the art and controversy of eugenics

    What's your thoughts on eugenics. Originally a theory / proposition to propagate the fit and diminish the propagation of the unfit. Today genetic technology/testing is moving toward being able to weed out inherited diseases creating a more healthy human. Not to improve the species so much...
  3. B

    An alternate view on Qu'ran burning controversy

    http://www.thefirstpost.co.uk/68395,news-comment,news-politics,alexander-cockburn-hypocrisy-surrounds-rev-terry-jones-bonfire-of-korans A very interesting article surrounding Rev Terry Jones' plan to burn copies of the Qu'ran on the anniversary of 9/11. It comments on the people who have...
  4. ArghMonkey

    Government intervention in the market (spin-off of climate controversy thread)

    Why not let the market fix it? For the same reason wall street needs to be regulated and its only after the great recession that people in power realize it. If you let people, whos sole motivation is money, try to fix a problem like global climate change, they will fuck it up, let business...
  5. myp

    Climate change controversy

    I am sure most of you have heard of the recently hacked and publicly-released emails between some of the leading climate change scientists that suggest data was manipulated and intentionally withheld if it was against their theory of climate change. People have had mixed reactions to the emails...