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Creationism/Intelligent design should NOT be taught in science classes as a valid scientific theory

Phoenix61397

This debate is impossible to accept. Comment if you wish to debate. Creationism: The belief that holds evolution to be false and promotes a literal interpretation of the Biblical Genesis creation story. I would like to clarify the resolution. The full resolution will be: "Creationism should not be taught in science classes as a valid, legitimate theory with equal scientific weight to evolution." No semantics will be permitted (this goes on my part too, I will not dismiss creationism simp...

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51 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

The Christian God - On Balance - Does NOT Exist

philosurfer

The Christian God - On Balance - Does NOT Exist Debate Stipulations: Round 1) Acceptance Only - NO Statements or Rebuttals Round 2) Opening Statements & Arguments - NO REBUTTALS Round 3) First Rebuttals - Further Arguments Round 4) Second Rebuttals - Final Arguments Round 5) Final Rebuttals and Closing Statements - NO New Arguments Terms: Physical :material existence [1] Supernatural :outside the natural order [2] Reality :state of being real; exists independently of id...

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46 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

Racism Is Natural and Has Evolutionary Origins

philosurfer

Racism Is Natural and Has Evolutionary Origins DISCLAIMER : This debate will NOT endorse inequality, ethnic privilege, racial hate or bigotry or disenfranchisement. This debate is intended to debate the origins of racism. Hate will not be tolerated. This debate is not intended to offend anyone but designed to be an academic debate. Overview: In this debate I shall distinguish Racism from hate. I shall argue that Hate and racism are not the same and that racism has natural origins....

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44 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

Shadow King v. Mikal: Who would likely win in a real rapping contest?

RichardCypher

How do I begin. I chose this topic as my first official debate after reading the heated comments between Shadow King and Mikal. I'm taking the Shadow King side for various reasons. I'm a big Hip Hop fan and recently saw a rap debate with Chosen Wolf and the Blade of Truth. Which I liked. It led me to the one between Truth Seeker and 9Space King which led me to the Truth Seeker v. Shadow King and to Shadow's and Mikal (...

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29 Comments
Updated 5 Days Ago

ALS Bucket Challenge is a Waste of Water & Time!

philosurfer

ALS Bucket Challenge is a Waste of Water & Time! MOST folks have opted to dump water instead of donating money. That's how it works. I'm sure the statistics wouldn't even be close regarding ice water dumping vs. donations. The ratios would be sad. Further, why not use dirty sewer water? Why use fresh water? There is a fresh water shortage in the world! I have water restrictions where I live! If you want to help, post a video of yourself donating the money rather than dumping...

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26 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

Utilitarianism is an unsound ethical system

UchihaMadara

1. First round for acceptance 2. No new arguments in Round 4 3. The debate should be impossible to accept. Finding a way to accept without permission will result in an automatic loss for Con. If you would like to accept, please say so in the comments section, and I will challenge you in a few days. 4. By accepting the debate, Con agrees to use the following definitions: Utilitarianism- the doctrine that "the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people" should be the guiding...

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17 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

The User Known as 9spaceking Should be put in a Insane Asylum

9spaceking

PREFACEI have went through many profiles on DDO, and many seem to have mental problems. However, our greatest threat seems to be the infamous troll 9spaceking. His debates and posts prove his insanity, and he must be put through an insane asylum to protect us all from his craziness!!Insanity: " a derangement

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16 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

ERV Evidence Alone Demonstrates Common Ancestry

Envisage

This debate is closed, leave a message if you want to take this debate. Full resolution: "Endogenous Reteroviral Evidence Alone Demonstrates Common Ancestry" This debate is ultimately about evolution, and ERVs I think are pretty much compelling on their own in demonstrating that it occurred. Format: 48h/round 10,000 Words BoP is on me Round 1. Rules/acceptance Round 2. Arguments/rebuttals Round 3. Arguments/rebuttals Round 4. Rebuttals only (no new arguments) Note to voters...

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13 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

The Resurrection of Jesus most likely didn't occur

Envisage

This debate is impossible to accept, leave a message if you want to debate me.This debate regards the resurrection of Jesus that is depicted in the New Testement. The BoP is on me to demonstrate that it is more probable than not that this event never happened.Debate Parameters:3 Rounds10,000 Words48h/roundRound 1: RulesRound 2: Arguments/RebuttalsRound 3: Arguments/RebuttalsRound 4: Rebuttals (no new arguments)

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11 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

single payer health care is better than our current health care system

linate

The right single payer system would cover everyone, while yielding better results, and saving money. BETTER RESULTS WHILE SAVING MONEY: we spend more per capita, and get less health care results back... than any other country in the world: http://cthealth.server101.com/the_case_for_universal_health_care_in_the_united_states.htm -we spend 17% of our GDP on healthcare, while single payer countries spend 10%. that 7% represents a lot of money, a trillion dollars. -the savings come from a dec...

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9 Comments
Updated 6 Days Ago