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Sunday, September 27, 2015

Rhetorically Speaking

How do you respond to rhetorical questions....(Serendipity Bible Fourth Edition, page 699).


Noun: rhetorical question
1. A statement that is formulated as a question but that is not supposed to be answered
"he liked to make his points with rhetorical questions"
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If I were running for president I would consider the following 15 questions rhetorical should I be asked them:

  1. Would you be in favor of raising the national debt to 2 trillion dollars?
  2. Can you please list the terrorist organizations in the middle east, name their leaders, map out their historical roots, and finally compare and contrast their interrelationships, ambitions and beliefs?
  3. What is the capitol city of Utah and its approximate population?
  4. Do you believe that Jewish Masons run this country--the world?
  5. Do you think Martin Luther King, Jr. would be as popular today if the had lived to advocate a fairer distribution of wealth among the nations?
  6. Do you agree that alcoholic beverages are on balance an unsurpassed blessing?
  7. Do you really believe the liberal spin that tobacco causes cancer and that economic enterprise has environmental impact?
  8. Do you think that egg beaters beat eggs or do people beat eggs?  As a follow-up question, do you equate egg beaters with assault rifles?
  9. Which do you think has had a more positive impact upon society, Jesus's Beatitudes or Trash-It-All Movies?
  10. Do you deny that the Fathers of our Country and of the Constitution were all-knowing with absolute final say on all matters?
  11. Do you really think that government has a shred of legitimacy other than for the ascent of military weaponry?
  12. Do you deny that pornography went undiscovered until the WorldWide Web?
  13. Do you agree that love among those of the same sex is no more than "Seein' me and Julio down by the schoolyard."?
  14. To be considered as great as Lincoln, would you freely foster war?
  15. Will you tag every major address with "God Bless America!...and All Other Countries of the World!"?

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