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My 101st Debate: Universal Health Care

bsh1
UchihaMadara

PrefaceThis is my 101st debate. Uchiha has been eager to get this debate done, and I look forward to taking it up with him. Hopefully I can have more luck defending UHC this time than previously. Uchiha may not accept this debate before 1:00am, DDO time, on Nov. 8th, or he auto-loses the debate. I thank him in advance for accepting, and look forward to an interesting discourse.Full TopicA just society ought to provide uni...

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55 Comments
Updated 19 Hours Ago

the death penalty should stay and not be abolished

CJJ80
Rizkaa

The death penalty should stay because the murderers have killed innocent lives and they should go to the death penalty for life and they never can get out again and then kill....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Atheists block human progress, hold back science, and pose the greatest threat to science

itsnobody
dtaylor971

Although I can't be certain of everything, I can be 100% certain that atheists block human progress, hold back science, and pose the greatest threat to science (and mankind as a whole). My position is pro/for (obviously). I'm hoping that someone (preferably a non-Theist) accepts the challenge. First round - Introductions/Clarifications Rest of the rounds - Arguments/Rebuttals...

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39 Comments
Updated 20 Hours Ago

Racial discrimination is an issue in the US

LuciaB
ConservativeLiberal

I am taking the position that racial prejudice/discrimination is a current issue in the U.S. My opponent has the task of refuting this, claiming that racial equality is practiced and discrimination and prejudice are not widespread. Good luck....

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5 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Poetry Debate

bsh1
ESocialBookworm

PrefaceSince I haven't been able to tie Annie down on doing a debate on the importance of love and romance, this'll have to do ;) It should fun and relaxing for both of us. I hope the readers (and the debaters) enjoy it!About the DebateThis debate will be a debate about poetry. Each of us will select a theme, and write or select poems (as dictated by the round-by-round rules) that is in keeping with this theme. By "theme"...

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54 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

A Music Debate--With A Twist: No. 3

bsh1
Beginner

PrefaceI have been hooked recently on Meghan Trainor's latest (posted to the side). I got the urge to do another one of these on DDO. Hence, this music debate with a twist--the twist being that each round will focus on different elements of music appreciation and performance. You don't have to be a music prodigy to accept--I am certainly not the world's best vocalist. I cannot sing to save my life, but I am willing to let DDO see that for itself. Rea...

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10 Comments
Updated 21 Hours Ago

Should all kids be able to own and use their own mobile phone?

Hylian_3000
Acarr130

Let's start by laying down some rules and definitions Round 1: Acceptance Round Round 2: Opening Statement Round 3: Arguments Round 4: Counter Arguments/Arguments Round 5: Counter Arguments/Closing Statement Mobile Phone: any wireless telephone that operates over a relatively large area, as a cellular phone or PCS phone....

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0 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

The M16 is better then the AK-47

congressucks
MikeMighty

First round is for acceptance! Please, no trolls on this debate. Please accept only if you have a solid understanding of this two extremely important firearms. Looking forward to having a fun debate! The con will have to prove that the AK-47 is better then the M16....

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9 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Immanuel Kant was more important than John Stuart Mill in the development of philosophy

phantom
kasmic

100th debate! This debate should be impossible to accept. Introduction and Clarifications Credit to SocialPinko for the idea. We had a similar debate a while back and I wanted to do one like this again. The terms “important” and “development” will be open for debate. There is no need to agree on the specific definitions but we should apply common sense...

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71 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Rebellion and revolution is possible in America today

wayne.workman2012
Ariesx

This isn't really an argument to me, but rather a method of figuring out the problems of this topic and how to solve them. A debate format being perfect for the task. I'll be attempting to prove that rebellion and revolution are possible in America today. Con's job would be to disprove that it is possible by asserting counter arguments & debunking my claims, and summarizing why it isn't possible. I'm not looking to boost my score, I could care less. I'm looking for a good argument, and...

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13 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago