Tonight’s topic among others: Talking from the heart and the rules of debate and intelligent design and “Am I a Tiger?” and
For Jacob my servant’s sake, and Israel mine elect, I have even called thee by thy name: I have surnamed thee, though thou hast not known me. Isaiah 45:4 (KJB)
“there are three crowns – the crown of the law, the crown of the priesthood, and the Crown of Royalty; but the Crown of a good name is superior to them all” The Talmud.
debate (n.) early 14c., “a quarrel, dispute, disagreement,” from Old French debat; see debate (v.). Sense of “a formal dispute, a debating contest” is perhaps from early 15c. debate (v.) late 14c., “to quarrel, dispute,” also “discuss, deliberate upon the pros and cons of,” from Old French debatre (13c., Modern French débattre), originally “to fight,” from de- “down, completely” (see de-) + batre “to beat” (see battery). Related: Debated; debating.
fallacy (n.) late 15c., “deception, false statement,” from Latin fallacia “deception, deceit, trick, artifice,” noun of quality from fallax (genitive fallacis) “deceptive,” from fallere “deceive” (see fail (v.)). Specific sense in logic, “false syllogism, invalid argumentation,” dates from 1550s. An earlier form was fallace (c. 1300), from Old French fallace.
inherent (adj.) 1570s, from Latin inhaerentem (nominative inhaerens), present participle of inhaerere “be closely connected with, be inherent,” literally “adhere to, cling to,” from in- “in” (see in- (2)) + haerere “to stick” (see hesitation). Related: Inherently.