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DEBATE 500: Business Discrimination

Danielle
lannan13

* Debate 500 *I'd like to thank my esteemed opponent, lannan13, for accepting this debate. This will be my 500th debate on DDO as well as his 500th debate!Full Resolution: Places of business should be permitted to deny service to anyone.I will begin my arguments in Round 2. I look forward to a really interesting discussion....

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5 Comments
Updated 23 Hours Ago

we should return to the gold standard

harrytruman
devinator534

google docs are not a violation of conduct....

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15 Comments
Updated 6 Hours Ago

Earth: Spherical vs Flat

Black-Jesus
Edlvsjd

Recently I've come across a lot of flat-Earthers for some reason on the internet recently. The burden of proof is on both parties as I set up the debate so that both parties are making an affirmative claim. Pro is spherical Earth model, which is me, and Con is flat Earth model, my opponent.FOUR ROUNDS:1st Round: Acceptance/Opening statements2nd Round: Opening arguments3rd Round: Rebuttals/More arguments4th Round: More rebuttals/Closing statements...

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38 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Resolved: The United States Government Should Colonize Mars By 2033.

Joey888
lannan13

Hello. I am glad to be participating in this tournament and I hope that this will be a good debate. For Round 1, I will explain the rules and you will accept the debate. For Round 2, we will place down our arguments, and for Round 3, we will place down our rebuttals. For Round 4, we place any final arguments and rebuttals. Good luck, and may the better debater win!...

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6 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

The Christian God is malevolent.

Stupidape
Peili

Structure Round 1: ArgumentsRound 2: RebuttalsRound 3: Defend argument against opponent's rebuttalOutlineI. IntroII. SlaveryIII. Interracial marriagesIV. HomophobiaV. Women hatingVI. Anti-animal rightsVII. TotalitarianVIII. ConclusionIX. SourcesI. IntroOne the most difficult concepts fo...

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10 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

The United States Should Arm the Kurds

Hayd
Amedexyius

This is a debate for the first round of Bsh1's "Unique Topics" tournament. I would like to thank bsh1 for hosting this tournament and to Amedexyius for agreeing to debate this topic with me. The resolution is: The United States should arm the KurdsThe definitions are pretty basicshould: "This simply designates that we are engaged in a policy debate, and therefore what should happen. This is distinguished from 'could,' as what we are discussing is whether abolit...

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9 Comments
Updated 6 Days Ago

The development of space travel should be primarily entrusted to private corporations.

Cobalt
ThinkBig

This debate is part of bsh1's tourney and represents Round 1 between Cobalt and ThinkBig. The resolution and sides were agreed upon by both parties. Round Structure: Round 1 - Acceptance/Statement of Position Round 2 - Opening Arguments Round 3 - Rebuttals [No new arguments] Round 4 - Rebuttals/Closing Statements [No new arguments] The Burden of Proof is shared. I look forward to this debate....

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Compulsory Inclusion of Non-Felons' DNA by any Government Database is Just

missmozart
ThinkBig

If you are not eligible to debate and wish to do so, please do not hesitate to contact me via PM or other.Debate StructureRound 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Opening arguments + rebuttals by Con (optional)Round 3: Rebuttals Round 4: Rebuttals and conclusionDefinitionsCompulsory:Required by law or a rule [1]*Felo...

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52 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

PMF Debate Voting

bsh1
whiteflame

IntroBecause Whiteflame and I had so few votes on our PMF debate, we have decided to create this second debate to hopefully attract some additional votes on it.To that end, we have tied our first debate so that only the voting here reflects the outcome of our initial debate ("The United States should use private military firms abroad to pursue its military objectives").RulesVoters here must vote based on who t...

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8 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

The Best Film Composer Of All Time

Biodome
MissLuLu

PrefaceThis is a film composer debate, intended to determine the best film composer of all time. Each participant, Pro and Con, will choose one film composer each that they consider to be the best and defend his/her musical greatness and genius in the course of this debate.

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9 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago