NOTE: The location and time have changed: The event will be held on the 18th. at the Central Market on Coit and George Bush - the second floor community room.
This month, David Veksler will debate Joe Hinman on the topic of the existence of God.
David is the organizer of the Dallas Examined Life Philosophy meetup. Joe has a Master of Divinity degree from Perkins School of Theology and he's ABD in a PhD in Intellectual History from UTD. He has a blog at http://metacrock.blog... (http://metacrock.blogspot.com/)
Format: Joe will start start with a 10 minute presentation, then 10 mins. from David, then 3 rounds of rebuttals, 3-5 mins. each, then a closing from each speaker. After the debate, there will be an hourlong Q&A/open discussion.
If you would like to be a timekeeper/referee, please let me know.
From David: Read my One Minute Case For Atheism (http://oneminute.rationalmind.net/atheism/)
From Joe: The Mysticism Scale (http://www.nvcc.edu/home/lshulman/MScale.html):