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Embryonic Stem cell research should be legalized

AdamBarnett
theisticscuffles

Do you know of anyone in your friends or family that has a mental or physical defect that affects their life? More than 134 million parents, children, and friends across the United States have one form of serious mental or physical deficiency. Specialists have found a likely cure for AIDS, Alzheimer"s, ALS, blindness, and even cancer. However, those who have very strong ethical and religious views have hindered the specialists and patients that could be helped by this "Universal cure". Stem cell...

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Updated 8 Hours Ago

Should all pets be desexed?

blahwatever
JimmyBoJangles

Every pet owner knows that there are enormous responsibilities that go along with having a cat or dog. Many people think desexing their pet will change their pets personality while some say it will prevent their pets from giving birth to lots of babies and getting diseases. What do you think?...

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reason+intent=morality

vi_spex
Debate_King1475

action+intent=moral or immoral consequence cause+effect=logic logic+experience=reason(concept, mental simulation of logic) i push you of a Cliff on purpose has immoral consequences, like feeling bad about it, getting locked up etc.. feeding your kid deadly poison to make it healthy is unresonable, based on the logic that is the poison is not healthy for the kid, Thus its illogical, wrong, immoral, unresonable, belief, evil, living inside ones head.. evil=live...

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Should Evolution be Taught in Public Schools?

Masons_State
Kawaiipockygirl

Hello! The purpose of this debate is to address the controversial topic of whether Evolution should be taught using taxpayer money in public schools. This specifically applies to the United States and our education system. I would request that in this first round my opponent simply state their position and perhaps some general topics they will talk about. As for me, I will argue that evolution should be taught because it has been shown to be supported by the overwhelming majority of relev...

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Updated 14 Hours Ago

Creationism is a viable theory

64bithuman
creationtruth

The argument is fairly simple: Is Young Earth Creationism a viable, scientific theory for the genesis of mankind/creation of the earth/etc. etc. I'll be arguing that Creationism is a fallacy, while pro will obviously be arguing that Creationism is scientific and viable. Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Arguments Rounds 3-5: Rebuttal I ask that once the rebuttals begin we focus on attacking all arguments given, so as to avoid a back and forth that would inevitably leave a round un-ar...

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Updated 18 Hours Ago

Space Exploration Benefits Humanity

captainbudd
alexkyl99

Space exploration has, is, and will benefit humanity. There are many implication that works for. Space has many resources and treasures we want. (To make note this is my first debate)...

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Updated 21 Hours Ago

Light is not matter

lol101
tejretics

Light is obviously not matter. Round 1 is acceptance....

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Updated 1 Day Ago

JFK Assassinated by Secret Service

AOP
zhangwn

So right before JFK was shot, Secret Service Agent Ribka was photographed walking away from the motorcade with ALL the Secret Service, walking AWAY from the motorcade. Agent Ribka was photographed shrugging his arms up in the air three times like, "What? What? What? Why exactly are we the Secret Service abandoning the President and walking away from the motorcade?" Just Google, "Agent Stand Down," and you'll see that the Secret Service actually ORDERED their own agents to WALK AWAY from the moto...

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Evolution is correct while Creationism isn't

MarsUltor
NothingSpecial99

1. BoP is shared 2. Evidence is required 3. Logical Fallacies are illegal 4. If you think there should be any other rules put them in the comments Evidence of Evolution http://www.toptenz.net/top-10-recent-signs-evolution-is-real.php http://listverse.com/2011/11/19/8-examples-of-evolution-in-action/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sMqFivWTmk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57merteLsBc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTRIKgKLI_Y https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOfRN0KihOU https://ww...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

The Second Law of Thermodynamics Does Not Prohibit Evolution

Subutai
NothingSpecial99

You have asked to accept this debate.Full ResolutionThe second law of thermodynamics does not prohibit evolution.BoP is shared.DefinitionsSecond Law of Thermodynamics: "...if the physical process is irreversible, the combined entropy of the system and the environment must increase."[1]Prohibit: "To

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