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Gravity can be defined as pressure resulting from space displacement

captmurk
FourTrouble

This is a very loose, underdeveloped theory of mine that may or may not already exist. I expect to be torn apart by someone knowledgeable in GR and physics; however, given the mysterious nature of gravity, and the variety of theories claiming to understand it, I figured what the heck? Here's another one. I have no debate rules, just stay on the topic of gravity, and hopefully we can have a fun, informative exchange. Here is my theory: Gravity is nothing more than pressure being exerted on an...

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17 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Time travel to the past is possible

Occisionis
Yamm090

Each time zone is a different time. There for speaking as a scientist PhD you can build a roundabout on the north pole to where each section of the roundabout was a time zone. Mathematically speaking you could spin yourself in the roundabout to go back in time....

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Updated 3 Days Ago

It Is Not Probable That the Genesis Flood Narrative Actually Occurred

Subutai
Alpha3141

You asked to accept this.Full ResolutionIt is not probable that the Genesis flood narrative, as related in the book of Genesis in the Bible, actually occurred.You are defending the biblical story of the great flood. You cannot use revisionist theories. You must accept that the flood happened around 2300-2200 BC.BoP is shared.Defin...

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17 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

The Theory of Evolution is correct.

MightyKerbal
proanimator

The evidence for the Theory of Evolution seems too obvious, for me at least. While I don't want to go hunting on the Internet for specific pieces of evidence right now, I want to share a thought experiment that makes it easier to side with the evolutionary timeline. (This might not even be a thought experiment, more-so just explaining an idea). The basis of it is this: there are fossils in the ground of organisms that aren't alive today. There are organisms alive today that there aren't any...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Resolved: Jupiter is not a Planet.

lannan13
TheJuniorVarsityNovice

This debate is impossible to accept.THIS IS A SERIOUS DEBATE In honnor of New Horrizon coming close to Pluto I've decided to do another space debate.RulesFirst Round is Terms and defintions by Pro, Acceptance by Con.Second Round is Constructive Arguments, NO REBUTTALS!Third Round is Rebuttals.Forth Round is Rebuttals and conclusion.No Semantics, the definitions provided are what is to be used in this debate.No Trol...

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26 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Should alcoholics receive free health care and free liver transplants?

daniel_helbing
greatkitteh

They'll ruin it again. It's the same as letting a convicted murderer get out of jail and letting him kill again. They say they will stop drinking in order to save their new liver but in the end we all know that they'll slip up and start drinking again and end up needing another new liver....

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Mankind Is the Main Cause of Global Warming

Subutai
Kryptic

You asked to accept this.Full ResolutionI will be arguing that mankind is the main cause of global warming. We will not be arguing if global warming exists or not, it will be assumed that it does; only if global warming has an anthropogenic cause.BoP is shared.DefinitionsMankind: "The human race; human beings collectively without reference to sex; humankind."[1]Main: "Chief in size, ext...

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73 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Is pluto real?

IngreseMiCulo
lol101

No, it's a government conspiracy to get us mad at each other!!!!!! There is no such thing as pluto!!! But let me know what you think...

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Updated 6 Days Ago

imagination is the opposite of logic, illogical

vi_spex
ilee24

cause and effect is logic there is no punch without a puncher, so a first cause is impossible, no causeless effects exist...

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Updated 6 Days Ago

Infinite water is possible

Occisionis
provideoman123

Water expands when you freeze it, so if you un-freeze it you have more water. Re-freeze it again and it expands. Therefore infinite water....

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8 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago