A.Whatever begins to exist has cause
B. The universe began to exit
C. .'. the universe has a cause.
This round is for acceptance only. --No semantics, this resolution is about intervention in other countries/nations to promote democracy --Dropped arguments are concessions --No new arguments in last round unless they are in response to arguments made in the prior round --PRO must give reasons why the U.S. should promote democracy --CON should give reasons why the U.S. should not Simple...
If God does not exist then Objective Morality does not exist
Pro will affirm the resolution
Con will oppose the resolution
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Resolved: The U.S. Constitution is a "living" document ==Definitions== 1 U.S. Constitution does indeed refer to none other than the US Constitution. Simple. 2. "living" document: term referring to a philosophy of judicial interpretation of the Constitution that promotes the view that the Constitution is dependent upon the judiciary's opinion of it at a specific time and place in history. This sub-divides into loose interpretation and judicial activism ==Rules== 1. No semantics...
This debate is about how I belive that God can exist, but not as an intelligent* being. I believe that this is true because most religions believe that God is the creator, and science believs that the big bang is so, but neither have something to create them, which contradicts what we know**. Because of this I have come to rest on the belief God is not a God, or God, but really a force, like gravity. So, anything wrong with is? Con is anything against this, Pro Religion or Anti Religion *By...
Burden of Proof: The pro must provide arguments for the proposition. Arguments should lead into the conclusion that there is no supernatural realm, not that there is no evidence for supernaturalism. I must provide evidence and arguments that there is a supernatural realm. Contention One: Kalam Argument Formulated by Dr. Craig: 1. Whatever begins to exist has a cause 2. The universe began to exist 3. Therefore, the universe has a cause P1: This seems true by definition, since its nega...
Framework: In order to show that the Ontological Argument is not sound, the CON must show that one of the premises of the argument is untrue. If all of the premises of the argument are true, the conclusion follows with necessity as it is a deductive argument. Observation One: 'Possible Worlds' are descriptions of reality. They are ways the world could have been but is not actually. For example, fairies do not actually exist, but there is some possible world in which fairies do exist. If some...