Tag Archives: burden of proof

On attempted reversal of the burden of proof

Recently my brother stated that “every time you and Megan get together, you relapse”. To believe this, he must ignore the last time in 2013, which happened to be the time I stopped using drugs on the day she arrived … Continue reading

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Please stop trying to shift the burden of proof

I’ve written about this before so I’ll keep this one short and as simple as I can. Yesterday someone replying to a comment I made on a debate group (and I do know how to push their buttons these days!) … Continue reading

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Asking me to prove there is no god is like asking the child to prove that the emperor isn’t wearing clothes

The Emperor’s New clothes is a story I loved and hated as a child. I loved that the child could see through the bullshit and prove everybody else wrong, but I hated it because I could not understand how everybody … Continue reading

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