Why is Debate Important?

You Can't Debate What You Don't Know
Why is Debate Important?
The Purpose of Debate
It’s easy to get caught up in debates. If you’ve spent any amount of time on social media, you know. Of course, the propensity to disagree is not novel to the Internet, much less social media. It’s quite common to human nature. We have an idea, that we believe is right, and when we find someone with a contradictory idea, we proceed to explain how they are wrong.

Worse still is when someone uses debate as . . .

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B.A. Philosophy, Arizona State University. My writing focuses on libertarian philosophy and reformed theology and aimed at the educated layperson. I am a confessionally Reformed Christian orthodox Presbyterian in the tradition of J. Gresham Machen (1881 – 1937)

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