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If god(s) existed, they would most likely prefer atheists over theists.

Jarhyn
brandonhall.7370013

The resolution is a simple one, namely that if there is some manner of god which has produced the human race for some grand purpose, it is more likely that such a purpose is hostile to the intents and activities and beliefs of theists and approving of the intents or activities or beliefs of atheists.The debate itself is one to be accepted and argued in good faith; The definitions used, argued against, and spoken to are to be those definitions which best match context and intent...

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20 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

We know that we are independent,but sometimes we are feeling that we are so far from it.Do you agree

chintu7036
Chicken

We know that we are independent,but sometimes we are feeling that we are so far from it.Do you agree with it or not ?...

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12 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Whether animals deserve moral treatment.

Prox
AlextheYounga

Con Position: Animals neither have nor deserve rights, or any sort of moral treatment. Specifically, I will be arguing that morality only makes sense with respect to human agents and agents that can/may mimick human intelligence. Animals should only be treated as things or property. My opponent argues that animals should be treated with moral respect. We each will have to posit and defend an ethical philosophy as a framework to consider this issue, along with the issue, itself. Af...

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

People should NOT own guns

Mickeymouseman
TUF

People shouldn't own guns. Guns are a problem in society, and result in the death of thousands every year. Whoever accepts this will have to prove how guns are helpful rather tahn a problem. Ican't grasp how anyone could even be for gun rights!...

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5 Comments
Updated 10 Months Ago

"Are we humans exactly like stones thrown in a river?"

ImSomebody
InfiniteBears

Rules1. I must argue in favor of the resolution that we humans aren't exactly like stones thrown in a river.2. First round for acceptance.3. BoP is on me; As much as you can prove why we are like humans, if there is at least ONE difference, I win (Hence the resolution ("Exactly")).4. No trolling.Failure to follow these rules will result in a 7-point forfeiture....

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9 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

It should be socially acceptable to make fun of God.

Blob
ConnorR

I will be arguing that it should be socially acceptable to make fun of God. Con will be arguing that it should not be socially acceptable to make fun of God. DefinitionsGod: any supernatural god of any religion. Make fun of: Find humor or laugh at in a vile or insulting way. To tease, ridicule or make jokes about, generally in a pejorative manner.Socially acceptable: Worthy of being accepted b...

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20 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

If you accept the challenge then I win, if you don't then I lose.

surpy
PeacefulChaos

The rules is in the topic title. If you accept the challenge to this debate, then I automatically win no matter what, if no one accepts the challenge to this debate then I automatically lose. It is your choice! Oh! Did I mention that if you accept the challenge to this debate then you get a free cookie! :D...

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Obama's birth certificate is fake

awesomeness101
imabench

Obama's birth certificate is obviously fake because it took more than a month for him to produce the certificate. If is real and he miss placed it, makes me question his abilities to run this country correctly....

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25 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Resolved: Gay marriage ought be legalized in the United States.

ScarletGhost4396
Gabbie222

This round is for acceptance only. The next few will be for argumentation....

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7 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Impossibility exists

Micromann
InVinoVeritas

This debate has been initiated multiple times on DDO, with the win going to both pro and con.[1][2] I hope this debate will be fun for all parties involved and am open to suggestions regarding the rules (and definitions) of this debate. But please do not dispute them in-round.Debate Rules:· Each debater will have 72 hours to post an argument· Each argument will have a maximum of 8,000 c...

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6 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago