Counter Arguments Live: Privilege & Channel Update

From Counter Arguments. In this stream, we’ll discuss the current project in production – an argument about privilege – as well as get your thoughts on an upcoming update to the channel. TWEET: https://twitter.com/counterarguing POST: https://www.facebook.com/CounterArguments BUY: https://teespring.com/stores/counterarguments DONATE: https://www.paypal.me/counterarguments EMAIL: countertheargument@gmail.com

America Is A Democracy

From Counter Arguments. The Argument: The United States of America is and was founded as a democracy. This particular claim is relatively true. It’s correct depending on the definition used and the application of the term. There are multiple terms that accurately describe the United States government. And since each term has multiple definitions, they…

America Is A Christian Nation

From Counter Arguments. The Argument: The United States of America is and was founded as a Christian nation; whether by law, in culture, or through inspiration when the Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution. The Counter-Argument: The United States of America is not Christian by law, it does have a Christian culture, and its founding was…

Why We Change Our Minds {Episode 05}

From Counter Arguments. The fifth episode in a series about 1957’s ’12 Angry Men’. It’s not easy to abandon a conclusion that you’ve drawn, especially after you’ve publicly announced that you’ve made your mind up. But even though there are many reasons not to, there are a few good reasons to allow your mind to…

What To Make Debates {Episode 02}

From Counter Arguments. The second episode in a series about 1957’s ’12 Angry Men’. If conducted properly, a debate can be productive and rewarding. See how some of the jurors who set bad examples lose arguments, and observe how the jurors who set good examples are able to establish common ground with their opponents. Episodes…

How To Change One’s Mind {Episode 01}

From Counter Arguments. The first episode in a series about 1957’s ’12 Angry Men’. How does one juror convince the other eleven to change their verdict after they’ve made up their minds? In this episode, you’ll analyze the protagonist and the antagonist. Learn how Juror #8 made it possible for the jury to reason with…

Dear Subscribers

From Counter Arguments. If you’re a subscriber and you have some spare time, let’s talk about the channel for a bit. Cited Videos ———————————————————————————————- Protests Need Not Be Civil: https://youtu.be/P2oUZ0Be-Z8 You Can’t Explain That: https://youtu.be/FDErQxVmzPg Listen And Believe: https://youtu.be/YVy3EnOrfok 16-Year-Olds Shouldn’t Vote: https://youtu.be/uc9v8gRBfXQ Global Warming Is A Hoax: https://youtu.be/-AwNKQqLESc Islamophobia: https://youtu.be/wUJefiibHL4 What Is White Privilege:…

Candace Owens | Celebrities

From Counter Arguments. An analysis of how an individual’s convictions contradict their actions. Individual: Candace Owens Conviction: We do not/should not care about the political opinions of celebrities. Actions: Celebrates, endorses, and promotes a celebrity who shares political opinions with her. Prager University: https://youtu.be/oQQQNx3qthE Fox News Interviews —————————————————————– Hannity: https://youtu.be/sbfB8KSgdLk The Story: https://youtu.be/8t2P1uh2i6Q Ingraham Angle:…

The Truth About Videos That Begin With “The Truth About”

From Counter Arguments. A personal point of view regarding a debatable topic. Topic: Video titles that begin with “The Truth About” Opinion: “Truth About” titles are tacky and unprofessional. The Economy: https://youtu.be/JTzMqm2TwgE Modern Art: https://youtu.be/ANA8SI_KvqI Being A Girl: https://youtu.be/zZM57oTu9Ng Herpes!: https://youtu.be/y18AwEnYdP0 World War 3: https://youtu.be/hHMe0NfUXNg What Happened To Mr. T: https://youtu.be/l7e_jvT_eZk YouTubers: https://youtu.be/ne1qYkpBEsA Tanacon: https://youtu.be/8xFtIsyRvNE…

This Video Is Grossly Offensive

From Counter Arguments. Argument: A YouTube video in which a pug is trained to answer to the phrase “Gas the Jews” is anti-Semitic in nature and grossly offensive. Counter-Argument: The video in question is comedic in nature and offense is subjective. Arguer’s Fault: Neglect of intent/context and a general lack of humor. M8 Yer Dugs…

Water Isn’t Wet

From Counter Arguments. Argument: Water isn’t wet because the term “wet” only describes the surface of something if/when it comes into contact with water (or another liquid). Counter-Argument: Not every definition of the term “wet” supports this argument, which is not a scientific argument in the first place. According to chemistry, water is wet. Arguers’…

Violent Video Games Cause Mass Shootings

From Counter Arguments. Argument: Violence depicted in video games desensitizes young people to violence and renders them more likely to commit a violent crime. Counter-Argument: Not only is there no statistical correlation between video gameplay and gun violence, psychological research has found no connection between violent depictions in media and desensitization. Arguers’ Fault: Statistical ignorance…