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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Self-Refuting Positions

From a NZ Theology Geek--site looks most interesting.

3 comments:

  1. Thanks for posting these.

    Unfortunately, those prone to uttering such profundities never understand the significance of what they've just said, even when it's pointed out to them. I know--I've tried and failed to get them to understand.

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  2. Dear Fred,

    Yes. I just had a similar experience on the legal side when I was required to sign a document that basically said that I was not required to sign this document. When I pointed this out to the originator of the document he at least acknowledged and provided a graceful out. But when it comes to deeply held positions, too often we are reluctant to examine what exactly it is that we have just said.

    shalom,

    Steven

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  3. Yes, especially when one feels it might weaken one's position.

    Sometimes I think many of us would rather be thought a fool than admit we are wrong.

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