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|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
2004 - 276 pages
|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.
|But could it have been a conscious sleight of hand from a tough, disciplined |
woman, famous for her view that "neither comprehension nor learning can ... "
There's nothing I like less than bad arguments for a view that I hold dear," she
|In the spirit of previous classics like Outlaw Culture and Reel to Real, this new collection of compelling essays interrogates contemporary cultural notions of race, gender, and class.|
|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.
|Revenge because it feels good to experience retribution; revenge because the |
death penalty makes us feel less ... It has not proved effective in this State or
anywhere else; there is no reason to believe it deters future loss. It does ... 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 civilized
|In the commonwealth of nations, if their arguments be good for anything, the |
policeman is as bad as the murderer, and the ... Like Austria, they help to prolong
the war which they dislike; but, unlike Austria, they lower the reputation of Austria
can ... In our Artist's Sketch, nothing is seen of Scutari; but the magnificence of the
distant view is brought into vivid contrast with .... or eight cargoes of foreign dry
goods on the Pacific coast, at thirty per cent less than the rates by the established
|I thank you with all my heart, for I prefer to be occupied with that theme rather |
than such secondary questions as pope, purgatory, ... God or man — good or evil
— these are no unimportant themes ; and if there is ' triviality' it is assuredly not in
such ... but then he chooses his arguments so as to make it seem as if man did
every thing, and God nothing Not daring openly to ... The doctrine of God's
election, as the sole cause of man's salvation, bad long been dear to the
Reformer : — but ...
|I know not what they 're like, They are so frightful, tossing here and there By their |
own rustie untamed springiness, Even ... Didst thou not Stand with Don Pedro
here and hold the prinee Don Luis with him at the saerament Of baptism ? ...
Arguing with him who argues against God, As thou dost, were a folly : this at least
, Ifies ! is not among thy many sins ... I would say nothing more : I may be wrong;
But other names than Pedro may have erept Among the eurtains in Don Pedro's