The argumentative defense of any proposition is inversely proportional to the truth contained.  Overpowering arguments and mental superiority are not to be employed to coerce men and women into the kingdom. 
Andon taught his children to settle disputes by each beating a tree with a stick, meanwhile cursing the tree; the one whose stick broke first was the victor. 
Conciliating commissions function to resolve arguments upon petition from member of each contention. 
Jesus said: “Do not strive with men—always be patient. Do not strive with men, even with unbelievers”.  Jesus seemed to be utterly free from all egoistic desire to win an argument merely to experience logical triumph over his fellows.  His unfriendly hearers sought to engage Jesus in unprofitable argumentation, but he refused to debate with his enemies.