“no society in human history has suffered because its people became too desirous of evidence in support of their beliefs.” Sam Harris
We must find beliefs that perform well in forums that facilitate thorough evaluation of their evidence. To find these beliefs we must put reasons to agree/disagree on the same page and link the strength of a conclusion to the strength of: their sub-arguments and the linkage between the conclusion and evidences.
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A picture says a thousand words. Why would we keep them out of a debate? Why not have the top 10 pictures that support AND oppose the same issue.
When you do a google image search, they are returned to you based on an algorithm. For each set of words Google has a list of the best images that match their words based on their algorithm.
In a similar way I want to use an algorithm to rank the top images that agree and disagree with different positions.
For political positions, political cartoons might be used. In this case you might have the top 10 political cartoons for a presidential candidate in one columns, and the top political cartoons against a presidential candidates in another column.
For instance, the issue of Drug Legalization: Anti: