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See what happens when a Christian street preacher asks a 19-year-old student how he comes to conclusions about reality. Dustin S Segers, a professional Christian evangelist, has traveled from Greensboro, N.C., to confront nonbelievers at the Reason Rally in Washington DC. But Segers rationality is exposed as Christian bullyism* (see definition at the end), when he debates Adam Johnson (with glasses), a 19-year-old college student at the time.
Adam argues that it's essential to figure out what's real and what's made-up.
"The only way to know something - is through our logic and our reason" The preacher's best argument - is to convince someone that logic does not exist. Segers tenaciously browbeats Adam until the preacher is convinced he has gotten Johnson to admit that "logic does not exist." Though Johnson denies it, the Pastor triumphantly announced he had and declares victory. In the end, Pastor Segers admits to mistakes but adds that his god will forgive him. Which allows Adam Johnson to quip, with visible disgust, that that's exactly the problem. Believing that god forgives you for your mistakes, lets you off the hook, no need to correct the mistake nor to make good with the people you've offended. And the intellectual trickery is defended cause the means justify the ends as long as you are spreading the word of god.
Dustin once vigorously participated in this YouTube comment section, but then shut down his YouTube channel wiping out all comments. Which had included a follow-up debate challenge with Adam Johnson (with glasses), which was declined. On May 22, 2013, Dustin recommenced comments here from a new Dustin Segers YouTube Channel.
Dustin has also deleted his blog post, with his version of the "Reason Rally" using the name "dustman" Though a version of it was picked up at bahnsenburner.blogspot.com...
He also makes music see www.youtube.com...
The logical debater in this video is Adam Johnson (with glasses), who monitors this comments section
He is also a talented musician.
On the growth of atheism see "From Bible-Belt Pastor to Atheist Leader" By ROBERT F. WORTH in the New York Times Magazine, Published: August 22, 2012, www.nytimes.com...
For a heavy handed edit of the Reason Rally by some of the Christian Preachers who attended the reason, rally see the second half of "Reason Rally 2012: The OFFICIAL Christian Vlog" www.youtube.com...
Far too many examples of Bible passages that support of slavery to list here, best go to your favorite search engine for "slavery in the bible".
* CHRISTIAN BULLYING is defined as "a persistent unwelcome behavior, mostly using unwarranted or invalid criticism, nit-picking, fault-finding, also exclusion, isolation," and much more. Here are some ways Christians may come across as bullies.
* Mocking another person's beliefs because they are different.
* Undermining another person's life because it does not line up with the Bible.
* Ignoring another person's ideas because they do not line up with your beliefs.
* Humiliating non-Christian's in front of others because they do not want to come to a saving grace in Christ. (see more from whittwrites.hubpages.com...)
In addition threatening someone, especially kids, with eternal damnation and going to hell, for not believing in their brand of Christianity is also CHRISTIAN BULLYING. Those studying debate techniques might find this Youtube valuable. www.youtube.com...