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Carbon dating says dinosaurs are young

pr.Daniel_Jordan
Ferare

Dinosaurs have been carbon dated by many laboratories all over the earth and the results have come back 'young'. For this argument, I will use a specific example of this because in my opinion it's so well done. They have used state-of-the-art equipment. This paleochronology group presented their findings at the 2012 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, their abstract was without any notification removed from the website after the meeting by two chairmen, no scientific reason was given. Dr....

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Scientific evidence does not support Evolution

Cook123
NumingDisasterAnon

I will be arguing that that evolution has not been proven scientifically and any evidence used to support it could be reasonably explained from a creation viewpoint. Since the theory of evolution is taught in schools as science, and creation is presented as religious, the burden of proof is on con to show that evolution can and did happen. Science - Knowledge gained from observation, experimentation, and demonstration (Can be proven). Evidence - The available body of facts or information ind...

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Updated 5 Hours Ago

A Perfect Utopia is Possible

rafalaf
marymac150

Round1 - Layout Round2 - presentation of points Round3 - rebutalls Round4 - counter rebutalls Rules... - My opponent is not permitted to the final round. - No trolling - No profanity - Only constructive criticism Definitions... - Perfect = having no mistakes or flaws. - Utopia = a place of ideal perfection especially in laws, government, and social conditions. - Possible = being within the limits of ability, capacity, or realization. Citations... - http://www.merriam-...

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Updated 9 Hours Ago

This House Would Ban Sex-Reassignment Surgery!

Ajabi
whiteflame

You know the deal...<> EDIT: This debate has been accepted by whiteflame (a.k.a Marc, a.k.a Person who beat me before). The debate resolution is simple enough: I will argue for the ban of sex-reassignment surgery (the...

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Updated 10 Hours Ago

This house will ban animal testing

brianjustin3709
cathaystewie

Hello today we have 3 rounds.1. Acceptance/ Introduction2. Body3. ConclusionRulesFlaking= LoseTroll= LoseForfeit= Lose Status Quo: Medical research is the hardest case for proposition in this debate to prove, since it has previously yielded substantial benefits for humanity , while contemporary animal research continues to contribute demonstrably to the speed and efficiency with which new scientific break throughs ar...

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Updated 21 Hours Ago

Global Warming has not accelerated the Water Cycle in the last 115 years

medv4380
Subutai

Resolution: Global Warming has not accelerated the Water Cycle in the last 115 years. Definitions Global Warming - A process of climate change frequently associated with the warming of the environment due to man made pollution. 115 Years - For statistical limitations to be 1900 to 2014 and early 2015 Accelerating the water cycle - A sustained increase in water evaporation, or precipitation beyond the first 30 years of the 115 year range, or 1900 to 1930. Rules: Round 1: Acceptanc...

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Updated 21 Hours Ago

Evolution vs Young Earth Creationism

triangle.128k
NewLifeChristian

This debate is reserved for NewLifeChristian. I will be arguing that Evolution is true and that the Earth is around 4.5 billion years old. NewLifeChristian will be arguing for Creation being true and that the Earth is around 6-10K years old. RulesNo trolling Reliable sources must be usedStructureRound 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Arguments only (no rebuttals)Rounds 3-4: Everything else

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23 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Is Hydropower a reliable solution to growing energy demands?

EcoFriendly
TinyBudha

*Reply in comments before acceptance. *Fresh and or Salt water methods acceptable New to this, lets see how it goes. 1st Round: Acceptance 2nd Round: Supporting arguments 3rd Round: Refuting arguments 4th Round: Concluding statements...

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India is a global space power

JAbz.99
prefdave

First Round is 4 acceptance..Please Limit your arguments to points and main details...Fed up of typing..JAbz.99...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

The Big Bang Theory is false.

PsychoScientist
EternalLaw

Hello Debaters, today I have started this debate to prove that Stephen Hawking's Big Bang Theory is false. If anyone wants to take the position of Con in this debate, you are allowed, and I wish the best of luck. I have established the following rules below that shall be followed throughout the debate. There will be 4 rounds in this debate: Round 1: Acceptance of Debate. Round 2: Facts and Evidence. Round 3: Rebuttals. Round 4: Closing Arguments. Rules: Must provide sources of inform...

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