Debatable: (adj) open to question; in dispute; doubtful
Feeling in a particularly generous mood, I decided to give you a gift of five things that are debatable and five things which, in my simple-minded way, seem to be non-debatable.
Where to begin?
Let us start with the debatable topics
- The American election system.
Since it is broken, it is well worth a healthy discussion.
- The educational system.
We love to stir up dust about lackings here and there, but still maintain a segregated and impoverished endeavor.
- The purpose for religious services
Since faith without works is dead, maybe works could survive without a building—and an organ.
- Racial forgiveness
Instead of denying the misdeeds found within all races of humanity, perhaps we require a massive group hug and teary-eyed apologies to one another.
- The institution of marriage
Is it divine? Or simply a man-made way of guaranteeing family units to sustain the tax burden?
Now, as to non-debatable issues:
- Is there any power in “an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth?”
Just open a history book and let the blood pour out.
- Is there a God?
Since no one knows, discussion either way is theory, and for that matter, often nasty.
- Are men and women equal?
Since we have to live in equality, it would be ridiculous to introduce restrictions.
- How, or even when, will the world end?
Go back, clean your room and do your homework, you little brat.
- Is there a hell and is there a heaven? It is possible to have a heaven without a hell, so the insistence on including eternal damnation is rather vindictive, don’t you think?
These are just my opinions. You can either revel in them or rebel against them.