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jrodio
moneystacker

As a student who hates homework I find it strange that I am all for tests. Homework is unfair because not all students have the proper setting to complete assignments but all students should be able to pass exams so long as they participate in class activities during school. I believe grades should be based off only tests to be more fair to all students....

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1 Comments
Updated 9 Hours Ago

We Cannot Create Artificial Intelligence via Computation Alone

n7
Philosophybro

I am challenging Philosophybro to this debate. I hope it will go well. Definitions: Artificial Intelligence (as defined by Searle): The claim that an "appropriately programmed computer with the right inputs and outputs would thereby have a mind in exactly the same sense human beings have minds." Computation: "process following a well-defined model understood and expressed as, for example, an algorithm, or a protocol." or to use Turing's definition of what a Turing machine does " Print "0...

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21 Comments
Updated 6 Hours Ago

Gay Marriage

RyddianDynia
kbub

I think that no one can make a valid argument that 'gays' cannot get married. The only reasons I can think of are A. Religiosity B. Personal Distaste in the LGBT lifestyle C. Saying marriage is for procreation solely (it is not) I can easily counter any of the 3 (or all of them)...

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6 Comments
Updated 9 Hours Ago

should children play mature rated video games

manraj63
kamal7c

this is just a opening round do u accept and what is your opinion on the matter my postion is that kids should play video games the reasons why are going to be in the next round...

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Updated 6 Hours Ago

Evolution is a religion, not a science

NaturalFlavors
RyddianDynia

I believe that even though Evolution is presented as a science, and taught in public schools today as that, it is actually a religion. Starting at the beginning of Evolution this is list of reasons that I believe supports my case, and my opponent will be arguing against. 1. "The big bang theory states that at some time in the distant past there was nothing. A process known as vacuum fluctuation created what astrophysicists call a singularity. From that singularity, which was about the size of...

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15 Comments
Updated 10 Hours Ago

The Christian God is personal and not merely philosophical

Truth_seeker
18Karl

I argue that you cannot empirically or logically prove that God exists, but that it has to come from divine revelation or a desire to form a relationship. I will present evidence for my views. First round acceptance...

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5 Comments
Updated 6 Hours Ago

Should the death penalty be illegal?

EliasL
savannah1006

I believe that the death penalty should be illegal in ALL states (and the world for that matter) due to the fact that there is no crime that should be punishable by death. For example, if there is a murder (i.e. Jodi Arias), and the defendant is found guilty, the government has no right to kill him/her due to the fact that this too is murder....

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Do Aliens Exist

sopeisinthecat
RevNge

I believe that aliens do exist because there are so many people with almost the exact same stories....

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0 Comments
Updated 6 Hours Ago

Do Aliens Exist

sopeisinthecat
FreedomBeforeEquality

I believe that aliens do exist because there are so many people with almost the exact same stories....

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2 Comments
Updated 3 Hours Ago

Animals should not be kept in cages

LatinaGirl8894
TheSymbiote

The question is not, "Can they reason?" nor, "Can they talk?" but rather, "Can they suffer?" ~Jeremy Bentham 1. Cages are Harmful "Wire cages are the standard in commercial breeding. Sadly, though, there is no limit to the damage wire cages can do to dogs' health. They experience joint and limb discomfort and irregular growth from standing on the wires. Their paw pads can be badly bruised or cut from the hard metal. Because wire cages aren't comfortable, dogs remain standing for longer pe...

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1 Comments
Updated 1 Hour Ago