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{{merge|Gamesmanship}}'''Last wordism''' is the belief that victory can be obtained in a [[debate]] or discussion by having the "last word."
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'''Last wordism''' is the belief that victory can be obtained in a [[debate]] or discussion by having the "last word."
Some argue that last wordism is often a characteristic of "less intellectually robust presentations."<ref>http://www.cslewisinstitute.org/pages/resources/books/reviews/CaseforChrist.pdf</ref>
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Some argue that '''last wordism''' is often a characteristic of "less intellectually robust presentations."<ref>http://www.cslewisinstitute.org/pages/resources/books/reviews/CaseforChrist.pdf</ref>
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'''Last wordism''' reflects a lack of restraint, a characteristic of wrongdoing or [[sin]].  The ultimate in '''last wordism''' was the [[Crucifixion]] of [[Jesus]],  to which He responded with the [[Resurrection]].
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 20:36, 13 May 2008

Last wordism is the belief that victory can be obtained in a debate or discussion by having the "last word." Some argue that last wordism is often a characteristic of "less intellectually robust presentations."[1]

Last wordism reflects a lack of restraint, a characteristic of wrongdoing or sin. The ultimate in last wordism was the Crucifixion of Jesus, to which He responded with the Resurrection.

References

  1. http://www.cslewisinstitute.org/pages/resources/books/reviews/CaseforChrist.pdf