“Debate” vs. “Conversation”

Steve Sailer notes that “the phrase ‘the debate over’ is fading out in favor of ‘the conversation around'” — The Fad Phrase “The Conversation” Reflects the Feminization of Discourse.

“Debate” is more adversarial, but it implies logic and rules. “Conservation” sounds like an exchange of ideas, but we know it means anything but.

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