Claim The best test of an argument is its ability to convince someone with an opposing viewpoint Reason Only by being forced to defend an idea against the doubts and contrasting views of others does one really discover the value of that idea

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Claim: The best test of an argument is its ability to convince someone with an opposing viewpoint.
Reason: Only by being forced to defend an idea against the doubts and contrasting views of others does one really discover the value of that idea.

The writer claims that an argument would be well tested if you be capable to convince someone with contrary point of view. The writer further reasons that the only way to discover the value of an idea is by defending it in an argument. In what follows I will first discuss the claim and then analyze the reason on which the claim stands.

As far as the claim is concerned, I concur that when it comes to subjective matter such as philosophy, religion and style of life, the ability to convince individuals with opposing notions is a proper indicator of your opinion’s value. For instance, you h...

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Sentence: You pay attention to some reasons which you might not have been exposed to before; Therefore, you might find out that you have been mistaking for a long time, so you may change your idea altogether, or you may sometimes modify it.
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