"Hmmm, I'm at 6's and 7's on this. On the one hand it's complete bullshit, an oxymoron, a fallacy etc etc...but on the other hand, one of religions greatest strengths and pretty much the sole reason for its longevity is its…"
"I doubt anyone will ever replace Hitch, the way he systematically destroys any argument put to him in favour of religion is something I doubt I will be priveleged enough to see done as well again in my lifetime. Fry has his rants (hilariously…"
"Accept the gift graciously and discuss with them why they felt it necessary to buy you that gift in particular. No need to be rude or ungrateful, despite what you think of their beliefs, a certain degree of decorum is due to anyone kind enough to…"
"A favourite technique of mine is to get them to agree to an apparently innocent premise which appears to support their opinion. Then lead them along a nice trail of breadcrumbs where they have agreed to every premise...then drop a nice logic bomb.…"
"Purely in terms of logic, that doesn't work. A virus is a "life form" that infects other life forms to replicate itself. The earth is not a life form therefore it cannot be "infected" by DNA.
It's also worth asking the…"
"Only thing I would say is that if you are going to troll them back, do it properly. Don't have any agenda over and above provoking a reaction out of them...and preferably provoke the reaction by being "incredibly dumb" as all the best…"
"Ridicule or a humorous mocking approach works best with WBC. Make them an object of ridicule and it takes what little sting there is left in their message right out.
It also helps if you can get enough people together to basically drown them…"