Doubly-Loaded Positions

Some positions are what I call “doubly-loaded”. Consider for example: A communist revolution would bring about good results. While it appears as a single assertion, there are two distinct ways one could disagree with this position. We can disagree on the facts of the matter of what exactly the results of a communist revolution would be, independent of our evaluation of them; and we can disagree on the evaluation, even if we agree on what would factually happen.

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