The Purpose of the US Constitution is to Legislate Morality
The US Constitution Legislates Morality
(i.e., the purpose of the Constitution is to legislate morality - obviously the...
This debate is part of round 5 of Man-Is-Good's Debate Tournament.
RoyLatham and I just finished another tournament debate over the implications of the KCA, which you can reference here:
In this debate, we argued over whether or not something that is mathematically possible can be considered to therefore be physically p...
1: Acceptance, Clarifications
2-4: Instrument Shredding Badassery
God: The divine author of all things; the creator of the universe and the laws thereof. An omniscient, and omnipotent being.
At no point can this definition be questioned or altered by either side in the course of this debate.
5000 character limit, Round 1 is for acceptance.
This debate will be about whether or not there is significant justification for free speech and inquiry pertaining to a particular historical event. Of the various taboos present in Western and European society, discussion of the Holocaust is often regarded as the most significant. It being part of the curriculum for nearly every school in America and abroad, it is no wonder why this event has such a major impact on us, particularly when we hear details of the oppression that occurred during...
The right of third party candidates to run for office and of voters to vote for them is not questioned. The debate presumes that libertarians want to have libertarian views, as generally espoused by Ron Paul or Gary Johnson (per
Determinism is the philosophical idea that every event or state of affairs, including every human decision and action, is the inevitable consequence of antecedent states of affairs. (
Modal ontological argument-
(P1) It is possible that that God exists.
(P2) God is not a contingent being, i.e., either it is not possible that God exists, or it is necessary that God exi...
I originally sent this challenge to Reasoning; however, like most people on this site, he declined my direct challenge. I don't see why considering not only is he a vehement Compatibilist, but so are some of the most brilliant philosophers in the world today. There is plenty of pro-Compatibilist information for my future opponent to steal from the internet, I can assure you. In fact it is the most popular position, so I will...