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Is 'Jumbo Shrimp' An Oxymoron?

My brother, my friend Skye and I got into a heated conversation about this topic that lasted all day long.

My opinion: no, it is not an oxymoron. 102 more words


Valuing Opposition - Respect in Every Fight

You are likely no stranger to internet debate, and have seen numerous discussions and debates descend into insult, Ad Hominem, trapping participants in a spiral of reciprocal hate and insanity as each side becomes firmly entrenched in their position and utter disregard for both the reasoning – and the humanity of the opposition. 1,520 more words

Ad Hominem

CrossFit? More like CrossFight!

As some of you may know I was once a very competitive gymnast. It was my whole life until I got hurt my senior year of high school and that experience led me to being a varsity cheerleader at my university. 1,048 more words


The Carnists in Your Closet

It’s not often that someone gets up in front of a room full of people, points out their hypocrisies, and then receives a standing ovation. People don’t like their inconsistencies to be highlighted, but when it’s done right, … 827 more words


7 Highlights from the Festival of Debate's Pre-Election Discussion of the NHS

I’ve just got back from an illuminating Festival of Debate​ event about the NHS, which was chaired by local councillor and former GP Jillian Creasy and triggered a wide-ranging and well informed discussion about the complex realities facing the NHS in its contemporary form. 552 more words


Skeptics Week

AHSUCLan are hosting Skeptics Week at The University of Central Lancashire! All day everyday we’ll be in the Students’ Union, raising money for Alzheimer’s Research UK and raising awareness of our fantastic events. 143 more words