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Is the world flat?

Is Earth really round? Maybe we’re actually living on a pancake-shaped planet? Or perhaps it resembles a triangular prism?These questions form the basis of a debate that has raged on for centuries. Many ancient civilizations subscribed to the belief that Earth is flat. Then science came along and seemingly squashed any notion of this idea — at least, it seemed it did.

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Stop attaching your identity to your ideas

A person's identity is inseparable from their ideas. This is human nature. We construct our identities around our ideas — we become what we believe. But you know what? All too often, people take this too far. They place themselves in a “bubble” and only listen to ideas that reaffirm their own beliefs. Everything else gets dismissed as “false”.

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How do you win a Twitter debate?

Do you watch Game of Thrones? In one of the earlier seasons, there's a great quote: “When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. There is no middle ground.” Twitter debates are a lot like Game of Thrones — except they're even more vicious. And there's no way to win. You honestly have better odds at winning the lottery, going to Mars, or walking on water.

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