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Race Based Affirmative Action in Universities

epicmaster1234
benschroeder43

This will be an argument about whether or not universities should use race as a criteria in their admissions decisions, and give preference to certain ethnic groups (African-americans/Hispanics, etc.). There is "hard" affirmative action: the use of quotas in the admissions process (5% of the admitted students must be African-American). There is "soft" affirmative action: An African-American with a 3.7 GPA will be accepted over a Caucasian with a 3.8 GPA. The first round will be acceptan...

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Jesus could not be the messiah as per his 2 genealogies

CapAhab
AWSM0055

Round 1 - Opening Arguments Only (No rebuttals) Round 2 - Rebuttals Only Round 3 - Counter-Rebuttals Round 4 - Counter-Rebuttals Round 5 - Closing Arguments and Closing Statements The Hebrew Bible, as per this debate is the only inspired word of G-d. Serious Debate only....

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Why don't people want to believe in God

Thiest_1998
condeelmaster

I'm am a born again Christian otherwise known as a Thiest and I would like to know from a Athiest or an agnostic why don't you believe in God be honest and if you're not in the debate please comment. God bless bless you :) Love you ALL with the Love of God....

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Updated 4 Hours Ago

American Gun Control

Sarah314
Reformist

Gun control, defined as the banning of fire arms, is unconstitutional. The Second Amendment clearly states that it is "the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed." The Founding Fathers knew what they were doing when they inserted this into the Bill of Rights. We need to be able to legally defend ourselves. People who feel that they are above the law, essentially criminals, will go to any means to see their goals come to pass. That could mean obtaining guns on the Blac...

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Universal Basic Income

16kadams
spacetime

Full resolution: The United States should begin to convert existing welfare programs into a universal basic income (UBI). There are about 126 different welfare programs that are currently on the books.1I am arguing that we should begin to re...

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The Christian god exists

Skepticalone
Jerry947

This debate is a direct challenege to Jerry947 per our discussion in the forums. My opponent claimed he could show the Christian god exists. He will have full burden. Rules1. No forfeiture2. All arguments must be according to the definitions provided.3. Appropriate conduct must be made: no profanity, inappropriate behavior, or trolling.

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Can we know that god exists?

Finite_Chaotic
PossieTV

I'm agnostic, thus I believe that there is no way that we can know of a god since we are such an insignificant existence in such a vast universe. I'll allow my opponent to decide the rules, however, here's the set up; Round 1 - Rules, Etc. Round 2 - Opening debate. Round 3 - Responsive debate. Round 4 - Responsive Debate. Round 5 - Closing debate. Good luck to whoever accepts....

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The Morality of Abortion

PossieTV
philochristos

This debate will center around the question, "At what point in a human pregnancy is abortion acceptable if at all?". I will be taking a conservative position on the pro-life movement. My assertion is that life begins at conception and at no point in a pregnancy is abortion acceptable. Rules -------- 1. Be mature and professional 2. Use the terms pro-life movement and pro-choice movement (Use of terms like pro-abortion, anti-abortion, anti-life, etc is unnecessary and could be considered ad...

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The Cure for Cancer is Likely Being Suppressed

Midnight1131
BlazingRodent

This challenge is issued to BlazingRodent, if somehow someone else accepts, it will be counted as an immediate loss for them. The resolution is "The Cure for Cancer is Likely Being Suppressed." I will be arguing for the Pro side. Debate FormatR1: AcceptanceR2: ArgumentsR3: Rebuttals concerning R2 arguments R4: Defence of R2 arguments from R3 rebuttals...

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Is the Electoral College still necessary?

RavenDebater
benschroeder43

Overview: With the elections coming up fast, the age old question surfaces again. Is the Electoral College still necessary? With multiple presidents winning the election, despite losing the popular vote, the Con firmly believes that the Electoral College is no longer needed in the election process.Positions:Pro will be arguing...That the Electoral College is necessary for the election processCon will be arguing...Th...

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