|Colton, Charles Caleb There's nothing I like less than bad arguments for a view |
that I hold dear. - Dennett, Daniel Fear not those who argue but those who dodge
. - Ebner-Eschenbach, Marie Any fact is better established by two or three good ...
|It all goes to show what extraordinary people they are, each more unequivocal |
than the other. COLLETE There's nothing I like less than bad arguments for a
view that I hold dear. DANIEL DANNETT Pick battles big enough to matter, small ...
|"There's nothing I like less than bad arguments for a view that I hold dear," she |
once said. After Joe Kennedy had humiliated himself as ambassador to the
United Kingdom and suffered endless backroom betrayals at the hands of the ...
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|Why The Left Is Right. l think, therefore l'm single. — Lizz Winstead There's |
nothing l like less than bad arguments for a view that l hold dear. —Daniel
Dennett A great many people mistake opinions for thoughts. — Herbert V.
|With the first edition of The Hurried Child, David Elkind emerged as the voice of parenting reason, calling our attention to the crippling effects of hurrying our children through life.|
|Revenge because it feels good to experience retribution; revenge because the |
death penalty makes us feel less intimidated by the ... proved effective in this
State or anywhere else; there is no reason to believe it deters future loss. ... It
does nothing more than demean us. ... His argument reveals that it is possible to
care more about the murderer than the victim. ... she remains convinced that
society's hand in capital punishment diminishes the values we hold dear as a
|f view is the correct one, and that the view of the other party is erroneous, he is |
thereby disqualified . from fair ... of an opinion ; and, as argument rebuts
argument, the truth will perchance flash out, like fire from steel when struck by
steel. ... There is no other object than this in true and fair discussion. ignore his
unwise proposals, you told me, without any regard to : my ... had made, — and I'm
sure I am not responsible for his unkind speeches, — but yet that " hold dear "
tied my tongue.
|We nave yet to see the measure for correcting abuses of this kind, — abuses far |
larger than the buying up of voters from ... The passage runs thus : — ' Heads of
arguments to induce the King to call a new Parliament in the present ferment and
... there being no like occasion in view. ... and had for good part of a lifetime
involved, civil war, death, confiscation, and the loss of all that worldly men hold
|99 Erasmus, whilst seeming to admit the first of these opinions, uses arguments |
that are opposed to it, and which ... it not in his power to do so '4” ' Luther feared
nothing from Erasmus: “Truth,” said he, “ is more powerful than words. ... he
exclaimed, “ all this eloquence in so bad a cause! ... You are like an eel that slips
through one's fingers; or,like the fabled Proteus ... If I write with moderation,” said
he, “it is my natural character; but there is in I.uther's character the indignation of
the son ...