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God most likely exists

zmikecuber
Sswdwm

Good evening/afternoon/morning/midday, ladies and gentlemen. Sswdwm and I don't always see eye-to-eye on issues, and after having many enjoyable forum debates, we've decided to take it to the real thing. The resolution for this debate shall be...God most likely exists.

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22 Comments
Updated 16 Hours Ago

Voluntaryism is correct.

GregVCross
Stephen_Hawkins

Here is the wikipedia description of it, which I agree with completely. My position is that wide-spread adoption of Voluntaryism would makes society function more efficiently and increase average, median, and net welfare. Voluntaryism (or sometimes voluntarism), is a libertarian philosophy which holds that all forms of human association should be voluntary.[1] The principle most frequently used to support voluntaryism is the non-aggression principle (NAP). It is closely associated with, and o...

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18 Comments
Updated 14 Hours Ago

Rap battle

SONOFGOD2013
kstepp22

If you accept you start the battle. Anything goes. Conduct doesn't apply to this battle so anything can be said....

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7 Comments
Updated 7 Hours Ago

Rap battle part 2

SONOFGOD2013
RayPtheRapp

Rap battle. Conduct doesn't apply to this battle. Anything can be said.. Don't accept if your scared. And don't give me that BS that you refuse to fight a child. Cuz your just afraid which is fine....

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

The Illuminati covered up the Jews in UFOs behind the 9/11 attacks

Zarroette
Wylted

Hi, Wylted. I saw Zarroette make a stupid comment here:http://www.debate.org/forums/miscellaneous/topic/40590/ Post #2.Since you said that you would defend whatever she said, I would like to take up that opportunity. You are to argue that "The Illuminati covered up the Jews in UFOs behind the 9/11 attacks". Rules: 1. 8,000 word limit.2....

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10 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Is abortion ok in some situations? Or is it totally wrong?

Cin
RoyalSon

I believe abortion is alright in certain situations. Say, if a woman got raped, then she is allowed to have an abortion. Or if the baby is going to be born with a fatal disease, or you know it only has such a period of time to live, why would you cause it pain? It's better to save his/her misery than to have to put them through that....

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26 Comments
Updated 9 Hours Ago

Unicorns Once Existed

Sswdwm
iamanatheistandthisiswhy

I will be attempting to demonstrate that unicorns had at least existed at least at some point in the past.Debate Format:Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Opening Arguments (no rebuttals)Round 3: RebuttalsRound 4: Rebuttals & Conclusions Good luck! ...

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26 Comments
Updated 3 Hours Ago

Intermediate Debate Competition R3: The Crimean Referendum was was not legitimate or democratic

Oromagi
Bullish

THESIS: The Crimean Referendum of March 16 need not be respected or recognized by any state or international jurisdiction, insofar as the Referendum was conducted by agents of a foreign government (Russia) during an unprovoked military occupation of Crimea by that same foreign entity. The Referendum did not meet the minimum standards for free or fair elections and the outcome failed to reflect substantial opposition to joining Russi...

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15 Comments
Updated 8 Hours Ago

Intelligent Agency is the best explanation for the origin of life in this universe

joepalcsak
Orangatang

this is a shared burden of proof debate. I will be arguing in favor of the proposition. Taking the position that intelligent agency is not the best explanation for the origin of life in this universe, con's burden of proof will be to offer a better explanation. First round is for acceptance only...

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9 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

The US should institute Progressive Wage Laws.

Jifpop09
Z4RQUON

Alright, this is an entirely new proposal based off of several already proposed wage reforms to the minimum. With that said, I'll try my best to explain it this round.Basically, they are left wing laws, that decide the wage of a company based on their....1. Employees2. Capital3. Income 4. BenefitsFor example, a rich company with high income, wi...

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46 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago