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The user known as Danielle used dishonest tactics in her same-sex parenting debate.

MouthWash
Danielle

Many people on this site know about me and Danielle's same-sex parenting debate, in which she won by a large margin and I accused her of using dishonest arguments (lawyering, strawmen, etc) in order to gain victory.In case you haven't, here's the link: [http://debate.org/debates/Homosexual-couples-can-raise-children-just-as-well-as-heterosexual-couples./1/]I...

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348 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Airmax was justified with his ban on Jifpop

Mikal
tbhidc

Simple enoughResolution - The ban on jifpop that airmax put into place was justifiedStructureRounds(1) Rules(2) Contentions(3) Contentions/Rebuttals/Closing StatementsCon (1) Contentions(2) Contentions...

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236 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

All unadressed arguments in a debate should be considered concessions

Double_R
izbo10

Resolution As Pro my burden in this debate will be to defend the logic of the following statement: "You did not address his arguments, that means you concede them. That is...

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194 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Meta-Ethical Moral Relativism Is An Incoherent Position.

TheSkeptic
Cerebral_Narcissist

I thank Cerebral Narcissist for accepting this debate challenge - it's been a while since my last debate, so I've been eager for another one. My position in this debate is not only is meta-ethical moral relativism unsound, it's logically incoherent. From here on out, I will refer to this position as meta-ethical relativism, and to be more precisely it's abbreviated form MMR. The following is a definition of MMR[1]: "The truth or falsity of moral judgments, or their justification, is not...

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194 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

My opponent can neither disprove gravity nor an almighty God.

wjmelements
Ragnar_Rahl

"an almighty God" means just that. It is not specifically the God of Abraham, but can also mean a god not worshipped. The concept of an almighty God is what's being debated. "gravity" is the theoretical force that attracts mass together in our universe. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gravity (definition 3) "My opponent" means CON, also known as the contender. "can neither disprove...nor" means not being able to prove false either concept http://www.thefreedictionary.com/dispr...

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187 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Animals should be slaughtered to provide people with food.

Wylted
kbub

I'm arguing animals should be slaughtered to feed humans. Round one can be used for acceptance or for arguments. Final round is to provide a summary and to tie up loose ends....

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179 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

The 16kadams Trial

Microsuck
Defense

This is the official trial of 16kadams.4 roundsDebate resolution will simply be "Trial of 16kadams"

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161 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Sangheili Vs. Vampires

OberHerr
vmpire321

For those of you who don't know the Sangheili are Halo's Elites.This debate will follow a simple formatRound 1: Acceptance, State Powers/WeaponsRound 2-4: DebateRules The fight will take place in a city, so that the Vampires will not be killed immediately be the Sun, and the Sangheili will still have the advantage of being able to go places V...

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147 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

WTC 7 was a controlled demolition

TOMlive
RoyLatham

I am here to scientifically prove the world trade center seven was a controlled demolition. Here are the forces that destroy buildings; Fires Controlled demolition earthquake or an explosion http://www.ae911truth.org/ppt_web/2hour/slideshow.php?i=25 A typical controlled demolition has several characteristics 1. A sudden onset of destruction at base of structure 2. strait down, symmetrical collapse into footprint 3. Demolition waves remove column support 4. Free-fall speed...

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142 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

The debate.org users monkeyyxxsun and PoeJoe should go on a date

PoeJoe
monkeyyxxsun

I strongly affirm the resolution "The debate.org users monkeyyxxsun and PoeJoe should go on a date". ---- Contention 1: No Practical Problems ---- Let us get the basics out of the way. (1) I am a male, and you are a female. We are both heterosexual. Therefore, there exists no problems as far as sexual preference goes. (2) According to Google Maps, we live (even in 'traffic') within fifteen minutes of each other. There are no problems as far as distance goes. (Although, really: Love h...

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130 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago