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Old 04-06-2018, 02:51 AM
Marthen Marthen is offline

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Originally Posted by Kyalin V. Raintree View Post
In context to what I said in the first place, this is a distinction without a difference. If that confuses you, it may be due to confusion between an argument and a statement of fact. In some situations an argument is a statement of fact, in other cases it may be used to express an opinion, a theory, an interpretation, or even conjecture.

So once again: "can help to demonstrate" =/= "proves".
I am sorry Kyalin, but it simply does not work this way. An argument does not have to be a statement of fact indeed, but even then, it needs to be grounded in something solid, otherwise it oughts to be dismissed.
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