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A just society ought to presume consent for organ procurement from the deceased.

debatability

This debate will be done in LD format. It is impossible to accept, please apply in the comments.R1: AcceptanceR2: Aff's constructive, Neg's Constructive + RebuttalR3: Aff's rebuttal, Neg's rebuttalR4: Aff's rebuttal + voting issues, Neg's brief rebuttal + voting issues I tried to keep this fair while preserving the usual standards of an LD round as much as possible, if you, as a reader, have any suggestions for format, I'd be happy to hear them...

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44 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

Most Convincing Argument: The Original Scriptural Hell Contains Fire/Contains No Fire

ShadowKingStudios

I have chosen 10 judges, some of them bear Christian-influences, some do not, to weigh this debate for the most convincing argument on Hell's "fire".Pro:Will attempt to demonstrate the soundness of hell occupying fire.Con:

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38 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Resolved: A state ought to have a government.

lannan13

This debate should be impossible to accept. If you wish to accept this debate then you must say so in the comments section. If you find a way to accept without me knowing then you will automatically forfeit the debate. RulesFirst round is acceptance and definitions only.Second Round is Contentions only, no rebuttles.Round 3 is rebuttles.Round 4 is Rebuttles and conclusions.No SemanticsNo swearing.Government-...

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23 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Having pride in one's homosexuality (Gay Pride) is unnecessary and usually counterproductive

Daltonian

I will be arguing the "Pro" stance from the perspective of an LGBT person myself and as an advocate and activist for gay rights. I will not be arguing from the perspective or from the predisposition that homosexuality is immoral; rather, I will argue from the mindset that it is acceptable and predetermined.

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16 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

This House Believes That Reason Favors That A Neo-Lorentzian Aether Exists!

Ajabi

Resolved: This House Believes That Reason Favors That A Neo-Lorentzian Aether Exists!Debate Details: I wanted to debate this topic ever since I saw Sargon's debate (http://www.debate.org/debates/A-Neo-Lorentzian-Ether-Exists/1/) on this topic. He recommended me some boo...

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15 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

God Glorifies Himself Through The Everlasting Damnation of Sinners (devils and mankind) in Hell.

LifeMeansGodIsGood

You can argue "there is no God, therefore I win this debate", but that's a cop-out. This debate is about the logical reason for Hell and the logical reason that people are left there forever paying for their sin. If you take this challenge, please argue the Con postion as "Hell is not fair, and God is not good if He leaves people to burn there" or something along those lines. I'm trying to keep this simple. If you waste this debate by saying nothing more...

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14 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

God loves you.

LifeMeansGodIsGood

God loves you. He loves you so much that even if you hate Him and show that hatred by saying He is not there, being willfully ignorant of His love, He still gave His Son to die in your place. As the Son of God, Jesus is God (if a man has a son, that son is human, God's Son is God) He proved God's love for you in dying in your place. You are the one who deserves to die (the same as me and everybody else) but God Himself took your death so that He can be satisfie...

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13 Comments
Updated 16 Hours Ago

Some Members Should not Award Arguments on Some Debates

Ragnar

This debate will not be starting for a few days (busy student), as such it cannot currently be accepted... 2000+ ELO required to vote. Full Resolution: DDO members with too strong a bias on an issue, should not award argument points on that issue. Structure: R1 is acceptance. A brief introduction is...

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12 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Hip Hop: Flow is the Vocal Presentation of Your Lyrics--Not the Written Text

ShadowKingStudios

Any opponent accepting this challenge will lose.There is a common misconception that lyrical text demonstrates lyrical flow. First, this is utter crap. Second, there is no logical argument feasible against the practicality that the way you write your lyrics will determine the way they can be recited. These two...

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11 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Resolved: The UK should one-time Cull of all People in the Bottom Financial 10%

Envisage

*Leave a message if you want to accept this debate*Details:This debate includes unemployed people, and would be further differentiated by held assets, etc. The actual logistics of determing the 10% will not be the focus of this debate, but rather if such an action is going to be positive for society.

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11 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago