virus: The point of an argument

Eric Boyd (
Fri, 14 Jun 1996 19:13:38 -0500

David McFadzean wrote:

> > What is the point of this argument? If you already accept that reason

> The point of an argument is to learn. That is how both sides can win.

Very interesting. It's much nicer than so of the other "points" of
arguments I've seen. Like "An argument is a way of finding the truth"
or "An argument serves to determine who is right and who wrong" Now
lets see if I can hammer "The point of a argument is to learn" into my
head... ouch! :)

> If you think I am just now realizing that logic is "just" a worldview,
> then I suggest you go back and read what I wrote.

No, you are right. Anyway, Reed Principle. Step back.