Which Is More Dangerous: Science or Religion?
The Great American Think-Off is a philosophy contest held annually in New York Mills, Minnesota. Essay winners held three rounds of… read more
The Great American Think-Off is a philosophy contest held annually in New York Mills, Minnesota. Essay winners held three rounds of debate. Debaters in the first round advocated that science was more dangerous than religion, while those in the second round proposed that religion was more dangerous. Winners of the first two rounds then debated each other in the third round. After the debate the audience decided that Mr. Friestad provided the most compelling arguments. During the program there were interviews with the organizer of the debate, the moderator, and last year’s winner, as well as open phones during programming breaks. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Eric Graham Executive Director New York Mills (MN) Regional Cultural Center
- Taylor Hayward Resident Boston, MA
- Laurie Lalko Resident Phoenix, AZ
- Alan Linda Columnist
- Debra Tastad Resident Minnesota
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