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Is a purely logical debate possible?

Is it possible to have a debate with absolutely no emotion and using only logic? I cant imagine it being possible because even if you craft a perfectly logical argument and remove your own emotion your listeners will still receive and analyze it in light of their own emotions. As a subquestion what emotions do you think predominate debate? I would say anger and fear. Would it be possible to change that? I'm thinking of this especially in light of persuasive debate, when you want someone to do something for you.

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    Sep 16 2013: Logic traditionally involves deduction (drawing particulars from the general) and induction (drawing general principles from the particular). I suppose two humans could debate basing their arguments on *selections* (samples) drawn from the entire universe of facts -- which is what we do. Only if the entire universe of facts pertinent to an issue were collected -- an impossibility -- would two humans (or machines) come to draw the same conclusions. Since the question is "Is a purely logical debate possible" I would posit that it can, but only if both parties select different data. Otherwise they would simply agree. Beyond the question "is a purely logical debate possible" is a more important question: Is debating a waste of time? Why? Why not? Ah, but that would involve debating wouldn't it ....

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