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IVF Debate

alyssaemarie
chenacious

IVF is beneficial is a variety of ways. IVF is able to allow those who are unable to have a baby, have a child if they desire, such as single women, infertile women and men, and same-sex couples. Those who are unable to have a child without the assistance from medical professionals will most likely resort to IVF if they are determined to have their own children. (La Jolla, "Why Choose IVF?")...

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Updated 11 Hours Ago

Genetic differences explain racial IQ gaps

someloser
Grovenshar

Many thanks to my opponent, Grovenshar, for accepting the debate! For anyone else interested, comment here (http://www.debate.org/debates/Genetic-differences-explain-racial-IQ-gaps/1/)Rules:- Pro and Con will avoid debating the merits of IQ as a metric, or race as a classification system. While these are certainly debatable, being largely seperate and rather nu...

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3 Comments
Updated 18 Hours Ago

The Big Bang Theory is Reasonable.

Opsianos

Rules and Conditions 1. You may only write a confirmation of accepting the debate in the first round. 2. The full topic of the debate is "Resolved: The Big Bang Theory is a Reasonable Explanation for Existence." 3. In this debate, the burden of proof is shared. Pro must show that the Big Bang Theory is logically reasonable and probable, and Con must show that the Big Bang is logically inconsistent and improbable. 4. I ask the voters to abstain from awarding points for Spelling and Gr...

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Updated 2 Days Ago

IVF Debate

ggregorio0201
aerath4627

Although some embryos can be discarded, couples also have the opportunity to donate their unused embryos to other couples who are unable to produce healthy embryos, or can donate the embryos for use in science to make advancements in IVF that can benefit all couples that turn to the procedure to start a family. People do not consider Embryos to be living because of the fact that they are not fully developed, and only consist of a few cells. But for those who are pro-life, they have the oppurtuni...

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Updated 20 Hours Ago

IVF Debate

abiggs1256
mcalata

IVF can make it a reality for parents who can"t conceive on their own the chance at a healthy pregnancy and baby. (Create Fertility Clinic Website, April 27, 2016)...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

IVF Debate

alyssaemarie
chenacious

IVF should be supported through the society because it allows those who are unable to to have babies - have babies as they wish....

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Updated 1 Day 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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163 Comments
Updated 10 Months Ago

Are Sustainable Cities Possible?

ZeldaMafia
Burls

Hey, I will be debating for the motion, that yes Sustainable Cities are indeed possible. If you accept the debate then you have to disagree and argue that Sustainable Cities are not possible. Round 1 - Acceptance Round 2 - Arguments/ Rebuttals Round 3 - Arguments/ Rebuttals Round 4 - Conclusion (No Arguments or Rebuttals) Best of Luck! P.S. If you have queries then post in comments. Thank you!...

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Genetic differences explain racial IQ gaps

someloser

Comment if interested. The debate should be impossible to accept. If someone manages to accept, it will be counted as a loss.Rules:- Pro and Con should avoid debating the merits of IQ as a metric, or race as a classification system. While these are certainly debatable, being largely seperate and rather nuanced subjects, they would be best suited to their own debates. Anyone interested in that should feel free to start or challenge a debate on those.<...

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110 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Creationism (Pro) vs Evolution (Con)

NothingSpecial99
triangle.128k

Full resolution: The Creation Model is a more viable explaination for the complexity and diversity of living things than the Evolutionairy Model.Definitions:The Evolutionairy Model:

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7 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago