Is God(Christian) a standard of morality to follow


The Yahweh character as presented in the Bible is a jealous, horrible, manacle, deceptive, megalomaniac monster , and if any human behaved in the same manner, he or she would be either thrown in super max prison for life or put to death on grounds that the subject was pathological and would never be fit to interact in society....

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Morality is Objective


This Debate is Part of the first round of BSH1's "Ethics and Philosophy Tournament". The minimum voting Elo rating is 2500.DefinitionsMorality: principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behavior.Objective: not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts.Feeling or opinio...

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quickfire debate: Opponent chooses topic


Rounds are 30 minutes, opponent chooses topic. If the topic is unfair, it should count as an automatic forfeit. opponent can argue in the first round and pass on the final round or just use the first round as acceptance. Good luck...

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Bluesteel v. Mikal, Resolved: The US should adopt a ban on assault weapons similar to Australia's.


First round acceptance only. BOP is shared....

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Artifical Intelligence and Rights: Can Androids have Rights?


PrefaceThis debate is, on the surface, appears to be a Star Trek debate. However, it delves into issues worthy of any upper level philosophy or ethics class: can artificial intelligences be consider persons, or have rights? I am truly looking forward to an interesting moral discussion regarding this question, and I hope for an excellent debate!The response time for arguments on this debate is 48 hours. You need to have completed 3 debates to be able...

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Did you for the forced and irreversible surgical castration of sex offenders?


About two years ago ago here in Poland, where I live, nasty crime occurred. Mother gave 9 year old son with emotional problems on the observations to a psychiatric hospital, the child was brutally anally raped by a 16 year old degenerate. Some people began to demand the introduction of compulsory sterilization of sexual abusers, but not limited to chemical sterilization, but a full surgical castration involving not only the removal of the testicles but preferably the whole of the crime wea...

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TT2 Expert Final: U.S. militia groups pose a greater threat to our national security than do FTOs


First and foremost, I'd like to congratulate bsh1 on making it this far in the tournament. Much as he has achieved this before, and even won before, I think it's a massive achievement with all of the fantastic competition we've had. Second, I am again honored to be debating a venerated veteran of the site. I have a lot of respect for bsh1 and his debating prowess, something I know he'll bring in spades to this debate. I hope I am up to the challenge, but most importantly, no matter how this ends...

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This House Believes Ontology Necessitates God!


Shalom Aleichem! PLEASE DO NOT ACCEPT THIS DEBATE TILL THE TIME NEARLY RUNS OUT. YOU CAN ACCEPT IT ON THURSDAY. ACCEPTING BEFORE THURSDAY WILL RESULT IN AN IMMEDIATE LOSS. THIS DEBATE HAS BEEN SENT AS A CHALLENGE TO DOUBLE_R. The Judges are: Subutai, Envisage, n7, popculturepooka, phantom, Danielle, Raisor, Sargon, and bladerunner060. Spelling and grammar, unless out right horrid, will not count in voting. The idea of this debate started with me contacting Roy for a debate. Given...

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Gibraltar ought in justice to be returned to Spain


Round 1 is for acceptance. Standard rules....

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This House Believes that God Does Not Exist! (Troll Debate)


Debate Resolution: God Does Not Exist -Overview and Rules1. First round is for acceptance. If you wish to accept this debate please comment in the comments section. If anyone finds a way to accept this debate withou...

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