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Englander Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-16-06 04:34 AM
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10. Is that a *fact*?
Or is it opinion?

Which is a fact, & which is opinion?

Statement; B'Tselem are an Israeli NGO.

Statement; B'Tselem are not objective.

Here's a quiz that might be helpful in any attempts to differentiate between a statement that is a
fact, & a statement that is opinion;

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  -IDF denies B'Tselem claim it 'executed' 2 West Bank militants Englander  Nov-14-06 08:25 AM   #0 
  - "Confirming the kill", I think it's supposed to be called. nt  bemildred   Nov-14-06 08:30 AM   #1 
  - Suspicion: IDF soldiers execute injured Palestinians  Scurrilous   Nov-14-06 08:34 AM   #2 
  - New security head ?  MrPrax   Nov-14-06 10:07 AM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-14-06 10:53 AM   #4 
  - I have a tough time believing the IDF.  IntiRaymi   Nov-14-06 12:15 PM   #5 
  - It's the poisonous nature of colonialist occupations.  Englander   Nov-15-06 04:39 AM   #6 
  - B'Tselem. There is an "objective" source. n/t  Behind the Aegis   Nov-15-06 04:50 AM   #7 
  - From the archives;  Englander   Nov-16-06 04:10 AM   #8 
     - Doesn't change the fact that they are not objective.  Behind the Aegis   Nov-16-06 04:20 AM   #9 
        - Is that a *fact*?  Englander   Nov-16-06 04:34 AM   #10 
           - Here's a little test for you...  Behind the Aegis   Nov-16-06 04:40 AM   #11 
              - B'Tselem are objective...  Violet_Crumble   Nov-16-06 06:09 AM   #12 
              - Hey Vi.  bemildred   Nov-16-06 08:32 AM   #15 
                 - Hiya bemildred!  Violet_Crumble   Nov-17-06 01:23 AM   #25 
              - That isn't relevant.  Englander   Nov-16-06 06:12 AM   #13 
              - Fact -- something that actually exists; reality; truth  Behind the Aegis   Nov-16-06 12:04 PM   #20 
                 - Hilarious. n/t  Englander   Nov-17-06 03:36 AM   #26 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-17-06 04:52 AM   #28 
              - Actually  eyl   Nov-16-06 12:28 PM   #22 
                 - Check the first week after Sharon's visit to the Temple Mount.  Behind the Aegis   Nov-16-06 12:35 PM   #24 
                    - They're not included in either tally  eyl   Nov-17-06 07:29 AM   #29 
  - No source is objective.  bemildred   Nov-16-06 08:30 AM   #14 
     - Hey, we agree.  msmcghee   Nov-16-06 10:28 AM   #16 
     - There are courses in "Critical Thinking" with a well defined subject matter.  bemildred   Nov-16-06 10:45 AM   #17 
        - A discussion engaged? Let's see what happens.  msmcghee   Nov-16-06 11:27 AM   #18 
           - Bugger off. nt  bemildred   Nov-16-06 11:31 AM   #19 
     - well said n/t  eyl   Nov-16-06 12:18 PM   #21 
     - Pissing in the wind, I expect, but what the heck.  bemildred   Nov-16-06 12:30 PM   #23 
     - Good post, be. n/t  Englander   Nov-17-06 03:38 AM   #27 

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