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Emilrose should lose the vote battle

Wylted
Emilrose

anyone who accepts this debate without my permission loses. This debate refers to the debate in the following link http://www.debate.org/debates/Who-will-get-the-most-votes/1/ Rules 1. Anyone who votes for pro in that debate will get to choose whether I vote on one of their debates or whether they should be included in a lottery for the chance to debate me. If rule number one does not appeal to you, I am willing to do a number of things in exchange for you voting pro in that debate. Do y...

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16 Comments
Updated 49 Minutes Ago

Macro-evoluton is valid

Spud
DNehlsen

Note: Because my last opponent dropped out after posting his first round, this is a copy and paste from previous debateEvolution is defined as change of allele frequencies over successive generations and the saubsequent diversification of life due to various factors.Endogenous retroviruses, avida simulation and phylogentics make up some of the evidence which supports evolutionary theory.Rules: start off with 3 arguments max. Abso...

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Updated 2 Hours Ago

Strong AI: Near future reality or Fantasy

rahpatil294
Ali1

Artificial Intelligence is a trending topic these days. But the development of a strong AI or Artificial General Intelligence is a hot question these days. Share your views on whether there could be a AGI or it's a human mind's imagination to develop something as strong as the mind itself....

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Updated 13 Hours Ago

Is the earth flat?

Certified
Krueger515

Assume, for the sake of argument, that the earth is flat. Since, trivially, all planes have a center, a plane that strictly occupies two dimensions will have a center at, say, northen Africa, and places like the US and Australia will be closer to the edge. Since I know you live in America, I have one request for you: Jump. You fall straight down, right? Now go somewhere else, and jump again. Again, you fall straight down. No matter where you go, this will always be the same. But, if you are...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

evolution=survival adaptation

vi_spex
tahirimanov

like the advanced color patterns on a tigers fur, Tigers have distinctive white circular spots on the backside of their ears, which could make a another predator think its looking its direction, thus leading to its survival...

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6 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

.999...(repeating) =1

Commondebator
vi_spex

This is a debate on whether or not .999...(repeating)=1. First round is acceptance. I'm looking forward/curious to see any opposing arguments on how .999...cannot equal 1. No semantics, no trolling. Kewl....

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32 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

morality=survival truth

vi_spex
Tthompson1995

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3 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

The Flying Spaghetti Monster is causing Global Warming

JediDude
Emilrose

True Fact: The Lack of Pirates Is Causing Global Warming It's true. This extremely scientific graph proves it: https://www.venganza.org/images/PiratesVsTemp.png You can see that as the number of pirates in the world has decreased over the past 130 years, global warming has gotten steadily worse. In fact, this makes it entirely clear that if you truly want to stop global warming, the most impactful thing to do is -- become a pirate. Contention 1: Earth's climate has always warmed and...

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5 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

Theory of Evolution is valid (Take Two)

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pufferfish85

Evolution is defined as change of allele frequencies over successive generations and the saubsequent diversification of life due to various factors. Endogenous retroviruses, avida simulation and phylogentics make up some of the evidence which supports evolutionary theory. Rules: start off with 3 arguments max. Absolutely no gish galloping. If you're going to take part in debate, do not forfeit rounds. If you are unable to make an argument, post your argument as "forfeiting round," and I...

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12 Comments
Updated 5 Days Ago

According to Carl Sagan, Intelligent Design Science = Valid and Observable Science

Purushadasa
theta_pinch

intelligent Design Science was initiated by scientist Carl Sagan, circa 1985. Sagan, now dead, was agnostic, not a Creationist, and Intelligent Design Science was originally intended as a scientific method for detecting life on other planets. Although Intelligent Design Science also applies to the issue of the origin of life on this planet " and indeed Intelligent Design Science proves conclusively the fact that all life on this planet was designed by an intelligent agent -- Intelligen...

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Updated 5 Days Ago