161. Claiming something is true misses the point , while presenting verifiable fact proves its correctness .
162. Suggesting that one thing ... is better than another thing ... bears no more significance than insinuating that black is better than white .
163. Ignoring cause and effect is exactly the same thing as failing to look both ways when crossing a busy intersection .
164. One who advocates the rights of homosexuals should not be surprised by the belligerent stance of opposition forces .
165. The greatest problem with political and religious zealots is their total inability to consider the views of others .
166. The basic stumbling block to global peace rests with the self-serving ambitions of many nations .
167. The overemphasis on one particular aspect of a problem often obscures the relevance of other issues .
168. Any presumption that smoking is in anyway beneficial is totally preposterous .
169. The fallacies of many arguments are quite obvious .
170. Arbitrarily dismissing the direct link between increasing sexual promiscuity and the rapid spread of sexually transmitted diseases would be foolhardy . An even more foolish mistake would center on denying the need for extensive sex education programs worldwide .
171. There is absolutely no reason for us to believe that a brighter future for the world is an impossibility .
172. Meteorologists offer computer models leaving little doubt that this year's El Nino phenomenon has disappeared .
173. Facts prove the unjustifiability of claims that China will be unable to feed itself by the year 2020 .
174. Previous explanations of the rising divorce rate in China are simply untenable . The fact is that many marriages were simply based on convenience and wives are no longer willing to accept the abusive domineering attitudes of husbands .
175. Claim that entering the Chinese market offers foreign companies an immediate road to profits are grossly misstated and have been proven wrong time and again . The key to entering China rests with the phraseology " vast potential market " , and how long one is willing to wait for returns .
176. Parents are not wrong in enforcing good study habits , but they must not do so at the expense of stifling normal child development .
177. It is quite reasonable to assume that modern science and technology ( S&T ) will continue to advance . It is no less reasonable to believe that S&T will radically improve the way we live . However , the same reasoning cannot be applied to improving social interaction .
178. Belief in the wonders of modern medical science is quite understandable . It is also quite possible that our faith in the ability of scientists to find the key for prolonging life are well-founded . Yet , the wisdom of prolonging life remains in question when considering the already massive global population and projected future growth .
179. It is one thing to support euthanasia , but quite another to offer any justification for genocide .
180. Claiming the need for censorship is one thing , but rationally proving its redeeming values represents a quite different issue .