Rarely does anyone ever debate me. They rarely provide any contradictory information or take the time to poke holes in my logic.
For instance once I ended up debating with a socialist to try and figure out how if they actually had a revolution they were going to prevent the abuses of power that happened under Stalin. She eventually ended the conversation saying that I was an intelligent woman and that I could continue inventing arguments for the rest of the evening and so we should stop. I found that answer rather intellectually unsatisfying.
I think that there are enough environmental and economic catastrophes facing us that I really do need some dialog to come up with solutions. Just because it's unpleasant is no reason to avoid dealing with it--and that is an incredibly unpopular attitude.